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San Telmo

Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 3181-5188
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Architectural landmarks in the city’s oldest neighborhood have been restored, and this revitalized area is distinctly artistic, with cafes, antique shops, cobblestone streets and lots of artists and dancers.
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“sunday market” (144 reviews)
“antique shops” (123 reviews)
“flea market” (111 reviews)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 3181-5188
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked to Plaza Dorrego on Defensa knowing that Sunday was the big street market day. We encountered street vendors at least 8-10 blocks before we got there! Unbelievable variety of nik-naks, crafts, clothing, glassware, prints, paintings ... it's like a flea market on steroids!...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Along the streets of the historical San Telmo Neighborhood there is the history of the best of Argentine graphic humor. Walking through this area we loved and admired San Telmo animations. There is a museum of humour nearby. This is one of the city's oldest...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

watched locals dance the tango on weekends,brows on the weekend flea market, andjust enjoy the local vibe. Walking distance from the city center and if you are daring enough ( like us) we walked to la Boca. from here.

Thank jojie626
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lively old part of the city & its full of wonderful shops selling all kinds of antiques; one can browse for hours & wonder what kind of magnificent homes the antiques had in former times. There are many small bars & cafes...More

Thank Borokodog
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us did a self guided food tour in this area and then wandered the San telmo market afterwards. You can easily spend hours walking the cobble stoned streets exploring and eating. This is a stunning area, however keep your important items well...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love San Telmo with the market and the little shops everywhere. Great choice of food. Chilled and relaxed.

Thank Benjamin F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great neighbourhood if you have only a little time in BA and want to get a quick bite of the metropolitan culture. But it is like visiting Soho or Camden in London (or Greenwich Village in NYC) so you get a particular slice of urban...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San telmo is the historic district of Buenos Aires, with a very interesting nightlife and frequented market on sunday You can buy cup for mate at affordable price and make a good ballad.

Thank Thibaud M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hostel was nearby so we were there by chance, but it was nice. The streets fill up very fast with a lot of things to buy. If in area, is a nice place to visit.

Thank Dia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm only referencing the San Telmo market on Sundays. Anyone can give you directions, it's on Defensa Street. If you intend to walk all of it, it's going to take a while. It's a long and slow trek, shoulder to shoulder in many areas. Whatever...More

Thank BarrioTravelers
San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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Carol U
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Response from segeijo | Reviewed this property |
The Best place its Cafe Tortoni in Avenida de Mayo 825.
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Response from MarijnHG | Reviewed this property |
According to their website they open on January 1st like every other Sunday
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Response from AMarcataio | Reviewed this property |
15-20 min and 100 AR$