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Buenos Aires Dinner and Tango Show
"Your night out at the tango starts when you arrive at the tango venue in San Telmo. Deemed as ‘living evidence of civic memory’ by the Museum of the City of Buenos Aires the venue is a truly historic site and will take you back to the tango heyday of the early 1900s. Before the show starts enjoy a three-course dinner of Argentine and international dishes accompanied by various wines plus coffee and a glass of sparkling wine. A sample menu is below; you’ll have your choice of many dishes for each course.At about 10:15pm the show will begin! Sit back and prepare to be blown away by the passionate performances happening on stage. The show will take you from 1860 to the present highlight the history of tango and Buenos Aires. While musicians sing and play the accordion
From $140.00
 
Buenos Aires Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Tigre Delta Half-Day Trip Plus Tango Show with Dinner
Buenos Aires Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Tigre Delta Half-Day Trip Plus Tango Show with Dinner"Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour (morning)You will be pickup from your hotel and head to Downtown Buenos Aires.  You will see the 'Plaza de la República' on 'Avenida 9 de Julio' where the Obelisk of Buenos Aires is placed. You will be able to appre home to the ""Casa Rosada"" the official office of the Argentine president the Metropolitan Cathedral and city hall. You will reach the south part of the city of San Telmo where you can admire the colonial architecture and continue to the neighborhood of 'La Boca' with its famous football stadium of Boca Juniors. Here you'll visit the famous 'Caminito' street with its colorful buildings and local artists selling their work.Head to the north part of the city. You will drive through 'Puerto Madero'
From $181.00
 
Small-Group City Tour of Buenos Aires
"Your 3-hour small-group tour will show you the main and most important landmarks of the city of Buenos Aires. At the first stop you will discover the history of “May Square” where some of the most important historical events took place. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about it and about the protagonists who made history since the square's foundation. You can see its surroundings the most emblematic buildings and learn all about them. Then head to May Avenue (Avenida de Mayo) and admire the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires: San Telmo. Walk along its cobble-stoned streets and check out its antiques shops and picturesque buildings.You will continue your tour and live a
From $35.00

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San Telmo

The oldest residential neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, San Telmo exudes a special historical vibe As one of the most important centres during the 19th century, San Telmo has preserved many of Buenos...
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shavy
Jan 21, 2014

Where is the charm?

San Temo is the oldest area of the city, an area where which was above all home of dockworkers and brickmakers, it can easily be considered the first industrial area of the city. For years it was...
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xaver
Apr 28, 2013

SAN TELMO

San Telmo is one of the most popular destinations in Buenos Aires for both tourists and locals alike. Even though it is quite a long walk from the nearest Subte station, you don’t notice the distance...
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draguza
Nov 30, 2012

Standup Comedy in English

Gringo Standup is a comedy show in English. I was surprised how funny it was. I guess I didn't know what to expect. The comics were hilarious, especially Ana Carolina. It's a professional show, just...
Tourista99
May 31, 2012

A Tourist Trap to Remember!

San Telmo was everything I hoped it would be, colorful, vibrant, and literally teeming with Argentine culture. The cobblestone streets were lined with cafes and vendors selling colorful paintings and...
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wilocrek
May 24, 2012

San Telmo

San Telmo is the oldest district in Buenos Aires and is perhaps also the most atmospheric. Buenos Aires was founded by Pedro de Mendoza in the 16th century and his statue in Parque Lezama in San Telmo...
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barryg23
Sep 10, 2008

Bohemian-chic

San Telmo is one of the oldest city's neighbourhoods. You can see it from the faded elegance that this area was once one of the most wealthy parts of Buenos Aires. The yellow fever epidemic at the end...
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mircaskirca
May 04, 2008

Pasaje de la Defensa

The whole house was at one time occupied by the influential Ezeiza family. It was later subdivided into tenement apartments. Now the various courtyards are filled with shops selling antiques, curios,...
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TexasDave
Apr 30, 2008

San Telmo Street Fair

The San Telmo street fair on Sunday is always fun. Hundreds of vendors line the streets with their wares: everything from jewelry to mate straws and gourds to purses and paintings. Crowds are massive...
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jakelorenzo
Mar 24, 2008

Yoga & Shiatsu in Buenos Aires

Relax after a long tango night - check out the yoga studio of Rosy Ramirez.She is teaching Iyengar style yoga which is also great for beginners. Classes are very small, so there is a lot of individual...
frankworldtour
Feb 16, 2008

Bar Plaza Dorrego - San Telmo's best known cafe

Despite the flood of visitors to this popular cafe on the plaza, Bar Plaza Dorrego still maintains much of its charm and character. Wood panelled walls, dim lighting and a good cafe cortado draw in...
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trvlrtom
Aug 08, 2007

Visit the pasaje la Defensa

At calle Defensa 1179 there is the entrance to this old pasaje, or courtyard. Once an old aristocratic house, later a tenement for immigrants, it now houses a series of shops selling antiques and...
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trvlrtom
Aug 08, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near San Telmo

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Sunday Market - Plaza Dorrego

The Sunday Market in Plaza Dorrego is definitely a must-see. On Sundays, the plaza is filled with kiosks and vendors selling antiques and crafts, and there are also musicians and tango dancers around...
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Russian Orthodox Church - Iglesia Ortodoxa Rusa

Facing the Parque Lezama is this Russian Orthodox Church, a unique historical and architectural treasure in Buenos Aires. It was inaugurated in 1904, and has retained its style and color. The interior...
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Parque Lezama

We took a chance with the intermittent showers and continued our walk in San Telmo, travelling down Av. Defensa to almost the edge of the district. It was here that we came upon Parque Lezama, another...
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National Historical Museum - Museo Historico Nacional

I expected history of the spaniards in Argentina, but it was mainly based on the independence from Spain and recent history. Anyway it was cheap (20 pesos) and liked it. The best was the statue...
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Basilica San Francisco

The Fransiscan compound consists of the Basilica, the Chapel of San Roque and Convent is located in Monserrat, the oldest part of Buenos Aires. This land was deeded to the Fransiscan Order by Garay...
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PROA is the name of the gallery. A great spot that also does a decent coffee and food and definitely on par with the one in Alcorta! There´s a good chance you may even meet famous Argentine artists...
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