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La Viruta Tango

Armenia 1366, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+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... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Rome, Italy
via mobile
Real Tango Lesson

This is a real dance lesson. It is not a show, it is more authentic and real, full of locals and... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Maria A
via mobile
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Armenia 1366, Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 4774-6357
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 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...More

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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...More

Thank Maria A
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...More

2  Thank AlessandraMatilde67
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...More

Thank ChapSteAgnes V
Reviewed 19 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...More

1  Thank Jar2212
Reviewed 6 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.

2  Thank Mimoza M
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...More

3  Thank AmazingRacerWannabe
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...More

Thank DrJohnWong
Reviewed 6 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...More

1  Thank RandC124
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...More

1  Thank Dom B
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Rachel S
Do you have to make reservations ahead of time or can you just show up and join? Thanks
2 March 2017|
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Response from Dom B | Reviewed this property |
No need to book, however we did email ahead to check on timings of classes. You pay on the door - very cheap from memory!
Beverly W
What are the prices for the group lessons? Are private lessons available and how much are they? I will be in BA next week, starting March 2. Gracias... Bev
23 February 2017|
Response from AlessandraMatilde67 | Reviewed this property |
I took part to group lessons, unfortunately not individual lessons, so I cannot give you information about the last one. The cost for group lessons is roughly US$12, you can enter at 6pm and take all the group classes you... More
We're a group of four heterosexual women. For the tango lessons, do we just have to dance with each other? If so, s that considered weird?
16 January 2017|
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Response from Mimoza M | Reviewed this property |
I think you can dance with whoever you want as long as you tell your teacher that you don't want to swap the partners . It's common that everyone circulate and swaps parents during the practice .