The San Telmo Fair is a must when touring Buenos Aires. It is the most famous fair of the city and receives 10,000 visitors every Sunday, most of them are foreigners. The fair has its heart in Dorrego Square, but it extends through the surrounding streets, especially on Defensa Street.

It is a walk to the art, melancholy and memories. At the fair antique objects are sold such as lamps, postcards of the city, watches, fans, jewelry, bills and coins, music boxes, cameras, siphons, stamps, books and magazines, medals, etc. There is also a wide variety of antiques and period costume houses on Defensa Street.

Useful information about San Telmo Antiques Fair


  • Defensa Street and Humberto I corner. San Telmo neighborhood.


  • Every Sunday from 10 am to 17 pm. It is not suspended by rain.