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Plaza Francia

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Address: Av Hipolito Yrigoyen 1300/1350 | Av Hipolito Yrigoyen y Marques de Sobremonte (San Rafael / Mendoza), Buenos Aires 5600, Argentina

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Handcraft Market

Today Saturday was the market for handcraft it is interesting and we bought leather objects with good prices it is a busy nice market

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Mostafa A
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Today Saturday was the market for handcraft it is interesting and we bought leather objects with good prices it is a busy nice market

Thank Mostafa A
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The market located here at the weekends is interesting with a wide range of handmade goods available of variable quality and price. However on other days this is a plesant space with some shady spots

Thank 301lisa33
Bella Vista, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice green space across from the Museo National de Bellas Artes. There was a really large artisanal fair with many vendors selling their crafts. As you can imagine, many of the vendors are selling similar items, so walk around before you buy to compare prices.

Thank Live_your_experience
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent place to walk, on weekends there is a handicrafts fair and there are very nice things, works done by hand, there are free shows that only give a tip that one wants

Thank גוסטבו ו
San Diego, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Much smaller and more upscale than the San Telmo market. Higher quality and much more originality. Also nice trees for shade if you want a break. About 10 per cent the size of the San Telmo market.

Thank Connie B
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great square to hang out. Artisans selling arts and crafts, some quite nice and traditional Argentinean, others typical touristic. Some really nice coffee places and cervezerias (beer breweries) and great terraces.

Thank kristof1030
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you're looking for a gift (for yourself or for someone else) you might just find it here. Artists display and sell their creations... from art to leather to jewelry to knit goods. A wide variety. Afterwards, grab yourself a coffee nearby.

Thank RonnieHausheer
Manteo, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Nice park to sit, relax and people watch. Lots of dog walkers in this area and people exercising, sitting and eating. Great place to collect your thoughts and near the Museo Nacional de Bella Artes.

Thank sweetsugartree
Mont Tremblant, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is a real artisanal market with unusual items, many of high quality -- not a flea market or souvenir kitschy stuff. Very nice belts, purses and jewelry. Even the children's tee shirts were adorable. The restaurants at the edge of the are great too.

Thank Chris P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Well, I grew up in this city, so I spent several Sundays afternoons lying on the grass of this park after or before admiring the hand craft market. It's, with no doubt, something I would recommend to everyone visiting Buenos Aires.

Thank Ana Laura G

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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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