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"SAN TELMO'S FERIA (Street Fair/Flea Market)" Sunday Market - Plaza Dorrego Tip by VeronicaG

  Here we are bargaining at the Feria!
by VeronicaG

The San Telmo Feria is the place to be on a Sunday afternoon. The street fair/flea market is from 10 am-5 pm and draws a respectable crowd! Booth after booth of antiques, jewelry, silver pieces, glassware, linens, handmade crafts and other items are offered for sale. This is one place in Buenos Aires where bargaining is expected.

On a street nearby, people pose in entertaining vignettes offering to have their photos taken with the tourists for a contribution. Children play accordions in the hopes of receiving a small tip for amusing the visitors.

San Telmo is said to be the barrio most connected with the Tango. There was a Tango demonstration at the feria when we visited. It was a passionate display!

Address: Defensa and Humberto Streets
Directions: An old charmed neighborhood

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 4, 2008
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