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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 Craft Beer Walk in San Telmo
"Explore Buenos Aires' recent boom of microbreweries in the vibrant San Telmo neighborhood and discover that Argentine beer is so much more than Quilmes the ubiquitous beer found in every bar and grocery store. Argentina's emerging craft beer scene is flourishing with local brewers who are taking South American indigenous ingredients and brewing tasty beers. Learn how the local economy influenced how beer is sometimes used a political tool and how Argentine beer influenced beer around the world.Try styles new and old (like the Incan Quinoa beer) and learn about the history and influences of Argentine beer while visiting microbreweries that are pushing the country into the international brewing arena. This walking tour stops at four different breweries. You will try 10 different beers throughout the night paired with some favorite Argentine snacks such as empanadas and cured meats."
From $85.00
 
San Telmo Art and History Walking Tour
"San Telmo is the oldest and most bohemian barrio in Buenos Aires.The San Telmo Art and History Walk will explore the neighborhood's past and present through its art and culture. Learn about the history of Argentina and San Telmo beginning from its Spanis all shown through the painted walls historic buildings and contemporary art scene that make San Telmo such a unique barrio. From the settling of the country epic battles against foreign invaders and fierce local tribes yellow fever epidemics and military dictatorships the walls of San Telmo have seen it all. Explore the stone streets and absorb the eclectic mix of art architecture
From $50.00

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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

I stayed in this bario whilst I was in Buenos Aires (on my January 2010 & 2011 trips). San Telmo has an antiguo and bohemian feel to it with its traditional architecture and this is where you can...
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spidermiss
Sep 18, 2011

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

the old district

This is the old neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, with many colonial buildings to see and a lot of narrow small coblestone streets to walk! I was really lucky visit the area during easter because it was...
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mindcrime
Jul 02, 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
 
 
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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

After visiting the market in San Telmo I walked down towards the Lezama park. It’s a quite park with a lot of trees and an amphitheatre and many children that play football… There is also a monument...
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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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Puente De La Mujer -Women's Bridge

Puente de la Mujer is a bridge in Puerto Madero, and got its name because many streets in the area have women's names (though I've also heard that it's supposed to look like a woman dancing the...
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