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. Before you head to Buenos Aires, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Buenos Aires online attractions planner , to make sure you see all that Buenos Aires has to offer, including San Telmo.
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  • The neighborhood is very nice and picturesque, ideal to go on Sunday morning to take advantage of the fair of handicrafts and antiques, the variety is immense. Super recommend
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  • This neighborhood is one of the most nice to visit in Buenos Aires. Has many options of food, tango houses, shops of various segments, tourist options such as Mafalda and various exhibitions. There are places for lunch, dinner with attractive prices. Lively bars with live music. Super recommend
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  • Busy on Sunday with the street Market and music. Good for wandering other times. Grabbing an empanada or Dulce de Leche  more »
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