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Buenos Aires has a colonial neighborhood, San Telmo, with its cobblestone streets and houses over a century old. Some of the old homes have been recycled and transformed into restaurants, shops, bars, …

Buenos Aires has a colonial neighborhood, San Telmo, with its cobblestone streets and houses over a century old. Some of the old homes have been recycled and transformed into restaurants, shops, bars, cafés, and, most recently, hostels where tourists from all over the world find lodging. This neighborhood does not sleep at night. Its streets are filled with songs coming from its bars and pubs, their music competing with the tango dancers and live shows.

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  • 1. Buenos Aires Hostels – www.ba-h.com.arSan Telmo | Neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBuenos Aires has a colonial neighborhood, San Telmo, with its cobblestone streets andhouses over a century old. Some of the old homes have been recycled and transformed intorestaurants, shops,bars, cafés, and, most recently, hostels where tourists from all over the world find lodging.This neighborhood does not sleep at night.Its streets are filled with songs coming from its bars and pubs, their music competing withthe tango dancers and live shows.+ San Telmo’s Principal AttractionsSan Telmo has tangos, theaters, street puppets, bars and restaurants ranging from gourmetto ethnic to typical low budget Argentine barbeques.The central axis of San Telmo is the Plaza Dorrego, officially a national historical site andthe second oldest plaza of the city (Plaza de Mayo is the oldest). Over two hundred andfifty street vendors congregate here and in the well-known San Telmo Feria you can findall sorts of antiques: dolls, lamps, silverware, furniture, records, photos, instruments,crystal, collectibles and many other treasures.
  • 2. Buenos Aires Hostels – www.ba-h.com.arOn Sundays the streets are closed to traffic and you can explore the surrounding areas forinteresting and eclectic objects.The San Telmo Market mixes antique shops with fresh vegetable and meat stalls.
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  • 4. Buenos Aires Hostels – www.ba-h.com.arSan Telmo is busy on weekdays also-its bars, restaurants and shops are open to the public.+ The Casa MínimaThe “Casa Mínima” located in the Pasaje San Lorenzo 280 (two blocks from PlazaDorrego) is the narrowest house in the city of Buenos Aires. Believed to have been ownedby a slave, the Casa Mínima is well worth a photo.Its façade measures only 2.2 meters and it is only 13 meters long.
  • 5. Buenos Aires Hostels – www.ba-h.com.ar+ Mafalda’s houseThe cartoonist Quino created a precocious little girl named Mafalda. His cartoons havebeen translated into more than twenty languages so Mafalda is known around the globe.She supposedly lived at Chile 371 and a sculpture of Mafalda sitting on a park bench can befound at the corners of Chile and Defensa.+ The Museums of San TelmoThe Museum of Modern Art, on Avenida San Juan 350, is famous for its collections ofPicasso, Matisse, Dalí and Miró.The Cinema Museum, on Defensa 1220, has a cineteca and a collection of posters,costumes, photos, and documents.The Puppet Museum offers puppet shows for children.+ Where to Stay in San TelmoThere is an option for every budget. If you prefer complete privacy, the best option is torent an apartment. If you wish to be in contact with other tourists, share experiences andsave money, your best option is to stay at a San Telmo hostel. Buenos Aires Hostels offersthe most attractive hostels.Here is a complete list of lodgings in the San Telmo: Apartaments, Hostels, Bed &Breakfast.+ Recommendations- Keep your camera handy. You’ll use it a lot.- Don’t buy the first antique that strikes your fancy. There are many stands and if you checkthem out you may well find a better price or the same object in a better condition.- You can bargain with the seller (called “regateo” in Spanish).
  • 6. Buenos Aires Hostels – www.ba-h.com.ar- For security reasons, be careful of your pockets and your camera. Watch your wallet. Beprudent. Don’t be afraid, but be careful.- During the week you can have a coffee in the open air, at one of the tables set out aroundPlaza Dorrego.- Visit a typical Argentine restaurant and have a very “porteño” lunch or dinner.- Get a map of San Telmo. Many shops offer them for free.- Wear comfortable shoes because you’ll do a lot of walking.San Telmo is a must-see place, colorful, different and full of interesting people.+ More photos of San Telmo
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  • 10. Buenos Aires Hostels – www.ba-h.com.arSource: Buenos Aires Hostels + www.ba-h.com.ar the principal reference for Hostels in BuenosAires. The web site was created in 1999 and offers a wide selection of hostels, apartments, bed andbreakfasts, and university residences in the principal neighborhoods of Buenos Aires: Palermo,Recoleta, Barrio Norte, Belgrano, San Telmo, La Boca, etc.