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“Antiques in the Plaza Dorrego”
Review of San Telmo

San Telmo
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Buenos Aires Craft Beer Walk in 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 November 8, 2013

Every time I go to Buenos Aires I try to go to San Telmo on a Sunday and make a bee line for the Plaza and I always buy lots of fun antiques; usually at a good price (if buying with dollars). The open market always has something to offer and later I nip over to the Dorrego Cafe or La Pergola for a beer and some cheese and ham. A wonderful day out and don't forget to haggle.

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

On sundays vendors come out to the street and is a beautiful place to hang out. They are really good vintage restaurants that you should go!

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Reviewed November 2, 2013

Fun area in Buenos Aires. Narrow cobble stone streets with tons of antique shops, restaurants, bars, and shops. Wear flat shoes for your visit. The sidewalks and streets are not for high heels. Everything is open very late and the area generally felt quite safe

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Reviewed November 2, 2013

It is probably best to go nice and early in the day to avoid some of the crowds. Most of the items for sale are antiques and hand made crafts and some real bargains can had. There is some fantastic live music as well.

I would suggest not to bring a backpack as it gets quite crowded and you need to keep a close eye on your belongings as we were told pick pockets can be a real problem.

Thank TimboAu
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Reviewed October 30, 2013

I would suggest to go to San Telmo twice. Once on market day (Sunday) and once on a non-market day. The market has some nice things, but also has lots of junk. Some fake antiques in the market stalls for sale at real antique prices. The antique shops are more genuine than the stalls. Feel free to haggle on price.

Thank MCinAuckland
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