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La Viruta Tango

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Address: Armenia 1366, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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+54 11 4774-6357
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Rock & Tango en La Viruta

Rock & Tango en La Viruta! Friday, Saturday and Sunday night fever in Buenos Aires! It is very nice to take a rock lesson before the milonga when everybody can dance Rock and... read more

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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rock & Tango en La Viruta! Friday, Saturday and Sunday night fever in Buenos Aires! It is very nice to take a rock lesson before the milonga when everybody can dance Rock and roll and Tango on the same disco club. Open from 11pm till morning. After 4am you can have breakfast with "medialunas and sub marino" (Milk and chocolate).

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a real dance lesson. It is not a show, it is more authentic and real, full of locals and few tourists. You can enjoy not only trying to learn some of the complex dacing steps for tango and milongas but also a vibrant environmnet full of enthusiasm and energy for salsa. It is really a pleasure to watch... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

If tango is a typical attraction of Argentina, La Viruta is the place where you can enjoy it. If you don't dance tango, you can sit and watch the dancers while enjoying a drink. Or, you can take a group lesson from teachers who are friendly and helpful. They speak in Spanish, but easy to understand what they want transmit.... More 

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Sutton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

That's how it's explained by locals (both tangueras and others) wrt being more relaxed as a milongo destination. One of my tango friends started out there wrt lessons; one doesn't feel so intimidated as everyone is more relaxed, wearing all kinds of different clothes to dance - not so specific wrt what goes/ what does not go. We enjoyed it!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

If you want to see local tango culture in a nice environment, attend some classes and/or just watch, this is the rigth place to go. At about 9:00 pm the dance floor is split into 3 sections where instructors taught tango from beginners to advance levels and if you are decided to participate you will make fun. At midnight lessons... More 

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This place was very nice to visit and take some classes or just watch. After midnight is FREE entrance but it's not advertised a lot about that . The service was good and the place was clean and safe.

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Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

At the tourist information we mentioned we wanted to see Tango dancers, but not something super touristy, so La Viruta Tango Club was mentioned as the place we should go to see the real thing.The club is the place to go to see the real people learning to tango, but mostly we watched people at various levels learning how to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to experience some local culture and this did not disappoint. We were told that this was the place where locals did Tango but tourists were allowed to join in the fun. The entrance fee is about USD$10(drinks not included). Before midnight, the dance floor was split into 3 sections where instructors taught tango from beginner to more advanced... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

We wanted to experience the local milo ha scene without paying the earth to see seedy tango show. This held in community hall gave us a lesson in Spanish but plenty of gesticulations made understanding easy. A practise, then recorded music of various types of dance, whilst locals arrived and took to the floor. The orchestra then began and dancing... More 

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Uxbridge, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were keen to sample some genuine Argentine culture whilst in Buenos Aires, so chose to turn up at this tango club to have a go. Dancers of all levels were welcome, which was essential for us, given that we aren't dancers and had never done the tango. We had an hour of great fun in the... More 

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Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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