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San Telmo, Buenos Aires

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Historic Walking Area
Stroll through the bustling cobblestone streets of San Telmo, the oldest barrio in Buenos Aires. The neighborhood's colonial buildings house many cafes, tango parlors, and antique shops. Admire the old churches that pepper the barrio, wander around a museum, or stop by the semi-permanent antiques market. Street performers provide entertainment on every corner. In recent years, many art galleries and centers have cropped up here, turning it into a haven for contemporary art lovers. A wide selection of bars and restaurants round off the area's attractions. To visit San Telmo and other attractions in Buenos Aires, use our Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker.
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  • Enjoy the market every Sunday. The narrow cobblestone streets are closed to traffic and lined with vendors selling traditional goods and much much more. Very busy but definitely worth a stroll.  more »
  • San Telmo is a vibrant neighborhood of Buenos Aires. In particular, the market is totally cool on Sunday. Arts and crafts, Tango in the street and casual pubs.
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  • Region full of bars with great prices to drink beer and pints. Relaxed and fun place to spend time with friends, moreover, is where is the statue of Mafalda, always full of tourists taking pictures, and the fair of San Telmo on Sundays.
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