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A lively fair with performers and street vendors takes place every Sunday at the second oldest square in the city.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in A day in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina
El Centro (Downtown)
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is the center of the Sunday San Telmo market, and there is a tango "show" after the market. The show is about 20 minutes with examples of a couple of different dances, then repeats. We got up and followed the drum troop that passed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Millet02
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must if you need to see a piece of old Argentina. They have 'free' tango dancers in the plaza, lots of cafe/bars with real character and it has a really nice vibe.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank beerandwine69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plaza Dorrego is the second oldest square in town famous for flea market and tango dance particularly on Sundays. We have visited this plaza, not too far from Plaza de Mayor, during our short stay there and found this place full of cafes, restaurants with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed January 6, 2019

It's a 15-20 min walk from Casa Rosada so it's easy to get to. Worked well for us since we needed lunch so we walked over and found a table. The food was nothing special though the beer was ice cold and we were hot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AshishD464
Reviewed December 25, 2018

If you like crowds and lots of activity ... get here on a Sunday to experience the flea market vibe. Surrounding streets are closed off to accommodate the crowds and to keep people safe. All types of items are up for sale at the flea...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jerry G
Reviewed December 21, 2018

Nice plaza at the hearth of San Telmo neighborhood with few nice restaurants, cafes and bars around. On Sundays the whole area becomes a huge flea market with lost's local stuff, some with high quality. Also street Tango shows are playing throughout the whole day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank motya2015
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Very good milonga on Sundays at 8 Fascinating Feria with bizarre street shows on Sunday daytime. extraordinary outlandish antiques in antique shops. Highly unexpected objects in antique shops. Warm active and romantic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sunshine829962
Reviewed November 9, 2018

We were twice in this plaza first time it was rainy and cold day and we seated in small restaurant were eat good empanadas ant warmed by Argentinian brandy .And than we watched nice tango show in other cafe accommodated in plaza Dorrego .But on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael L
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to have a beer or a coffee and watch the performance of dancers; we were there for two days , both times around 5 pm

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 991mihais
Reviewed October 18, 2018

If you happen to be in BA on a Sunday, you should check out the San Telmo Street Fair/Antique Market -- it stretches for roughly a mile down the street starting at Plaza Dorrego, which is the center of all of the action. There are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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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January 23, 2017|
Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
Take D Southeast to Catedral 13 min (9 stops) Then I would walk South along the West edge of Plaza de Mayo Then walk East on the South edge of Plaza de Mayo to Defenza Then walk South on Defenza to the Plaza Dorengo about... More
November 3, 2016|
Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
I suggest that you contact Dorrego Cafe, Defensa 1098, Ask to make a reservation, and ask them about the market on New Years Day. or some other bar on the Plaza Dorrego A G map of the Plaza Dorrego will show the bars