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“Make sure to see the market”
Review of San Telmo

San Telmo
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 8 February 2012

The best thing about San Telmo is the sunday market. An absolute must see, with plenty of street vendors and music and tango being performed. A few nice bars around to have a breather and grab some food as well.

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Reviewed 31 January 2012

First advice: as all tourist places, beware of your belongings if you want to spend a pleasant time in San Telmo. Walk around the plaza, the bars, the Iglesia de San Pedro Telmo and adventure until the small hills of Parque Lezama. Enjoy a cold beer with peanuts and watch people walk by. Sunday's markets are also very interesting.

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Reviewed 26 January 2012

In San Telmo, where we were stayed, you can walk anddiscover many interesting houses and shops, like L'Ago (Str. La Defense, near de Market of San Telmo), go to Dorrego Place, were a fair in Sundays sells many interesting new and old things, and where you can see tango dancers free.
So you can take R. La Defense and go until Rua Chile, and take a photo with Mafalda (cartoon very popular in 60's).

Thank Angie-monteiro
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

This is the place to visit on a Sunday. There is an Antiques Fair here, but for us the highlight was just walking through the streets and visiting the market stalls in the street or in the square. There is a huge variety of quite unique shops (there's a great chocolate shop with innovative and really novel packaging) and the best selection of leather goods - apart from Calle Gurruchaga, 861 Palermo, an area of outlet shops with quality goods at reasonable prices.

San Telmo is a great place to go on a Sunday to soak up the atmosphere and visit really different types of shops - a really worthwhile experience.

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Reviewed 10 January 2012

The sunday markets in San Telmo along the cobble stone street 'Defensa' is a must must do! Hopefully you have a Saturday and Sunday in Buenos Aires to explore all the awesome artesenal markets in the city- they are excellent!
This is a huge long street of markets for about 30 blocks! awesome!

San Telmo in itself is such an antique place with a good lot of history. The buildings are fantastic and has some good little hidden restaurants and bars. I have heard there are some good backpackers places to stay in San Telmo also. A great place for people who want to use public transport like the subway and buses!

have you camera ready- San Telmo is vibey and fun!

Thank Mikaela K
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