Mercado de San Telmo
Defensa Street, Plaza Dorrego, San Telmo
Don't miss the antiques at the San Telmo market especially in Plaza Dorrego and the stores lining Defensa. Street performers, tango dancers and hundreds of sidewalk vendors plus hand-made goods and art section of the fair are regularly in attendance. Our top picks to buy: anything gaucho related.Good neighborhood restaurants.
What to see. Cobblestone streets, old lanterns, hundred-year-old buildings match what is generally offered and what many people expect to see in Buenos Aires,also go to the "Mercado San Telmo" located at Defensa 961- it's a large more permanent flea and food market, open all week 10 am to 7 pm.