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Fundacion Proa

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Interesting collection, even better terrace cafe

Located close to Caminito, the Proa gallery is a good place to take a break. The cafe/restaurant... read more

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great cafeteria of museum

good choice of food for a museum. healthy juices. great views of la boca in a museum that offers... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929. La Boca, Buenos Aires C1169AAD, Argentina
La Boca
+54 11 4104-1000
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Reviewed today

Located close to Caminito, the Proa gallery is a good place to take a break. The cafe/restaurant is better than neighbouring restaurants if you wish to escape the crush at street level and have a coffee, snack or light meal and a drink. Good views...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

good choice of food for a museum. healthy juices. great views of la boca in a museum that offers supper exhibitions.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great exhibitions in a beautiful building and in a typical Buenos Aires neighborhood near the river. Worth going

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Silvia H
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We only had coffee at the cafe as they are remodelling until 8 September but the restaurant and architecture is amazing, The bookstore is incredibly designed. This is by far the best place to eat and drink in La Boca. Amazing views from the terrace...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jana P
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

You will stop on your city tour worth the time. The art here is popular with locals.A must for a quick stop.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice building. We visit during the WeiWei (chinese artist) exposition. Overwhelming. There was a big configuration of 1250 bycicles at the front. Incredible

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rutih
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went to Fundación Proa to se the artwork of Cai Guo-Quiang, a Chinese artist who uses explosive powder to create scenery and images that are amazing. Watching the video of how he achieves these marvelous works was very useful. The restaurant was excellent. Can't...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Saw the Ah Wei Wei exhibition there. Phenomenal setting for his work. The restaurant on the top floor was very good as well.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I have never been a great fan of La Boca, the barrio I mean. Too touristy and too artificial, compared to what it once really looked like. Not safe all. But The Fundacion Proa makes that you have to get there. The Ai WeiWei exhibition...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MarceldeBuenosAires
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Small private gallery but amazing spaces, we visited an awesome Ai Weiwei exhibit for a small fee of 80 pesos. Convenient location next to caminito in la boca, easy to visit by bus. Definitely worthwhile.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Elizabeth T
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La Boca
A neighbourhood defined by its immigrant roots, La
Boca still maintains this past alive in its streets
today. Due to its proximity to the river, the
neighbourhood became the preferred settling area for
immigrants of a wide variety of origins, who ended up
living together in the conventillos. Thus, these
houses became a melting pot of different cultures and
traditions that birthed creations like tango and
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Response from Romano P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't remember by sure, but should be 4-5 usd