Birth Place of the Tango

For all of you music buffs, this is alledgedly the birthplace of the Argentinian Tango. La Boca is a colorful neighborhood in Buenos Aires where a statue of Carlos Gardel is in display. Tango fanatics keep a lit cigarette for him at all times, held by the statue's hand. (at least when I was a kid). One of the streets its called El Caminito, featured in some tangos and just the mention of it will bring some tears to some tango afficionados.
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@ 2005-11-09 11:43:37
the statue of Gardel, where people keeps a lit cigarette on his hands is not on La Boca. It's in his grave at Cementerio de la Chacarita

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@ 2005-11-15 15:09:17
Thanks for the correction. I could have sworn I saw the statue in La Boca.