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San Telmo, Buenos Aires

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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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  • We were to meet there to the feeling of tango. Unfortunately, we got to see just a Herunterkommen end district. We were there during the day. At night we would never go. What a pity
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  • If you are visiting you cannot miss this. I live here and I go if it's a nice day. Outdoor market with crafts, antiques, Tango dancers, Music, street food. What's not to like. :) 
  • Great Sunday street market stretches for many blocks with handicraft, clothes, jewlery and food. Defensa street lined with antique and art galleries. Modern and contemporary art museums. Lots of resta...  more »