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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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  • I had the opportunity to live a long and I was not pleased. Lonely streets, many homeless people, trash... is a very old neighborhood with many precious architectures but that was forgotten.
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  • Has a fair on Sundays there you find everything especially antiques, enjoy lunch in the restaurant good and cheap Gap, after the square down the street have a sorteve or coffee in iceland
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  • We stayed in San Telmo during both stays in Argentina. It is alive and active! Check out the Plaza Dorrego in the evenings. There's tango, food and merchants! On Sundays Avenue Defensea is closed to a...  more »