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San Telmo

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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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” (142 reviews)
“antique shops” (121 reviews)
“flea market” (111 reviews)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
San Telmo
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Go there on Sundays, they have an amazing street fair. You can find a lot of cool things. It's a huge street fair!

Thank Eros S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to the Paseo de la historieta to visit Mafalda and I love the shops wit Mafalda and friends stuff and of course Mafalda comic!

Thank Normarie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a chance to get a stroll through this just amazing quarter of BA. Full of live, pubs, restaurant but most important-amazing people.

Thank jarob822
Reviewed 1 week ago

This part of my city is AMAZING. Culture, love, music, food.. all, so argentinian! if you are in buenos aires, you need al least half a day or one complete to visit san telmo!

Thank majofreiree
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there specially to see the outdoor market which in fact consisted of make shift stalls lying on both side of Defensa Street on sundays. There must be hundreds of stalls and one would easily run out of time if you are a keen...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love San telmo. Full of great shops and plenty of cafes and restaurants. The antique shops are full of amazing items of Art Deco items. I love window shopping even though I'll probably never buy anything. But who knows! Drawback are the pavements which...More

Thank gillian m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 3rd visit to San Telmo and with 3 years between them the good thing is the options have not really changed much and the stalls are in the same place. You can get a wide variety of items for gifts moving towards...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great neighbourhood, great bars, markets and just a great feel to it. Unfortunately when we went back on Sunday to see tango in the street and square it was pouring with rain. So no dancers, other than those in the bars...More

Thank gerifc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a whole Sunday afternoon walking around. Lots of food, drinks, vendors and great music. Also great prices and lots of argetinian crafts,

Thank Linnette B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bustling market place with many treasures to behold. This market is huge in scale (wear good walking shoes - it goes for miles) and is a brilliant place to find the slightly unusual souvenirs- particularly antiques. Bring lots of cash- we thought we had plenty,...More

Thank amandaaA6674MT
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.
27 December 2016|
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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$