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San Telmo Market, the most famous in Buenos Aires. Opens every day on Defensa and Carlos Calvo streets, around Plaza Dorrego, in the heart of the beautiful San Telmo neighborhood.

Many people from all over the world and the city come to admire the different types of antiques and crafts that represent the tradition of Argentina all focus in the San Telmo Market.

The cobbled streets and the bohemian and historic Cafes make a perfect setting to spend a good day in this picturesque neighborhood of Buenos Aires.

san telmo marketInaugurated in 1897, with the purpose of supplying the new wave of immigrants that came to the city. The building retains its original internal architecture with arches, beams, metal columns and sheet or glass roofs.

It has a large dome in the center. It is a beautiful walk to continue delving into the history of this beautiful city.

And an extra bonus is that, if you like fairs, this is a mandatory step in Buenos Aires, since the San Telmo Fair takes place every Sunday.

san telmo marketThe easiest way to get to the Fair is to take the metro, Line D, to Catedral Station, or Line A to Plaza de Mayo Station. Both stations will drop you off at Plaza de Mayo, the main square of the city. On the south side of the square you will find Defensa street. Walking a couple of blocks down that same street, you will find the fair in a few minutes.

Also, we give you this other note with all the things you can do in this beautiful neighborhood of San Telmo. Check it to enjoy all the amazing things you can visit here!

 

Here we leave you the location of Plaza Dorrego as a reference.

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