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San Telmo

Buenos Aires, Argentina
+54 11 3181-5188
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US$ 110.00*
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San Telmo Neighborhood Tour with Tango Lessons
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Buenos Aires Dinner and Tango Show
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Buenos Aires Craft Beer Walk in San Telmo
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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” (149 reviews)
“antique shops” (123 reviews)
“flea market” (114 reviews)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 3181-5188
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lot of people, a lot of junk for sale, but some interesting shops on Avenida Defensa and in Plaza Dorrego. Casa de dulce de leche is a great stop, as well as some of the little malls off the street. Bars have seating areas...More

Thank Iamalpha
Reviewed 3 days ago

This part stands for small streets,antiquities shop , flea market on sunday. Nice locals and tango in the streets.

Thank helmuth h
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent 5 days in Buenos Aires and went to San Telmo 3 of those days. It was recommended that we stay in the Recoleta, but I think that 3 nights in San Telmo would have been better, if you can find a quiet hotel....More

Thank imissneworleans
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a place to go. San Telmo has the Best restaurants old fashioned, nice ferias and very nice streets to walk! Try one of the top 50’s restaurants of South America and Cafe San Juan.

Thank Juanmarortizbermeo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

San Telmo Is one of the oldest and most beautiful Barrios of Buenos Aires. It has a bohemian charm to it and it is full of artistic workshops, bars, restaurants etc. It's a bit tough in some parts but apart from that, I love everything...More

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a MAJOR tourist attraction in Buenos Aires, so if you are going there expecting some undiscovered bargains - think again. there are plenty of nice shops and a couple of substantial under cover market areas with a huge array of...stuff...from the awful to...More

Thank justwaytoohard
Reviewed 1 week ago

San Telmo - and in particular the street called 'Defensa' - is lovely on any day of the week. Many fine houses, some of them needing a bit of a facelift, along a street of interesting shops and, on Sundays, a wonderfully vibrant and colourful...More

Thank Nan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

San Telmo was a fascinating place to stay and walk around. Lots of interesting people and the square outside our hotel was a vibrant meeting place and market. Tonnes of nice cafes and restaurants and the street market on Sunday was one of the biggest...More

Thank dcraig9965
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sunday Market is the largest market I have ever seen. It covers blocks and blocks. You can find any treasures you could ever imagine. Antiques, jewelry, art, dishes,you name it and you will see it.

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire San Telmo barrio appears to be given over to a flea market on a Sunday. There are bargains galore, original artwork and various tango offerings to be appreciated. It’s all very busy and colourful and not to be missed if you hit BA...More

Thank Diptych
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$