San Telmo


San Telmo

Buenos Aires Barrio
barrio = San Telmo
area = 1.3
population = 25,969 (2001)
density = 19,976
comuna = C1
site_list = Plaza Dorrego



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"(If you are looking for the football club, see Club Atlético San Telmo)"

San Telmo ("St. Pedro González Telmo") is the oldest "barrio" (neighborhood) of Buenos Aires, Argentina and also a fairly well preserved area of that constantly changing Argentine metropolis and is characterized with a number of colonial buildings. Cafes, tango parlors and antique shops line up the cobblestone ("adoquines") streets, which are filled with artists and dancers.

San Telmo's many attractions include many old churches (e.g. San Pedro Telmo), museums, antique stores and a semi-permanent antique fair ("Feria de Antigüedades") in the main public square, Plaza Dorrego.
Tango-related activities for both locals and tourists also abound in the area.

External links

# [http://www.coined.com.ar/blog/2006/05/travel-tips-san-telmos-antiques-and.html San Telmo’s antiques and other attractions]
# [http://www.tripfilms.com/Travel_Video-v78-Buenos_Aires-Feria_San_Telmo-Video.html Feria San Telmo Video]
# [http://www.sibaires.com/photoguide/page/santelmo.html San telmo photos]


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