San Telmo Market, the most famous in Buenos Aires. Opens every day on Defensa and Carlos Calvo streets from 9am to 8pm, 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.
Inaugurated 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 was restored in 2022.
It features a large dome in the center. It’s a beautiful walk to continue exploring the history of this lovely city.
In the San Telmo Market, you can find a wide variety of things: antiques, diverse gastronomic establishments, regional foods, fruits, and much more.
OPENING HOURS: Every day from 9 am to 8 pm.
San Telmo Market is a highlight on our San Telmo Walking Tour every Sunday. Join us!
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, around Plaza Dorrego.
The 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, you can read this other article 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!