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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  • Lively and pretty living area. It's too bad that many businesses do not take the cb. As distributors are scarce
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  • Every sunday the San telmo becomes a very crowded tourist attraction offering restaurants,bars,music and artisan products  more »
  • shopping, crafts, antiques, dolls walk, everything you need, several cafés but the best of the neighborhood is the San Telmo market and there I miss pastries at Merci
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Buenos Aires offers an impressive selection of budget-friendly and mid-range lodgings, as well as pricier, more luxurious options for visitors who don't mind splashing out. Good rooms are scattered across town, but your best bet for economical hostels remains San Telmo, a neighborhood on the edge of downtown. For boutique establishments and international five-star hotels, head to Palermo, Recoleta, or Puerto Madero, upscale neighborhoods drawing the majority of foreign visitors.
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