Calle Defensa, Buenos Aires

4.2
Stroll through the bustling cobblestone streets of Calle Defensa, the oldest barrio in Buenos Aires. The neighborhood's colonial buildings house many cafes, tango parlors, and antique shops. Admire the old churches that pepper the barrio, wander around a museum, or stop by the semi-permanent antiques market. Street performers provide entertainment on every corner. In recent years, many art galleries and centers have cropped up here, turning it into a haven for contemporary art lovers. A wide selection of bars and restaurants round off the area's attractions. Before you head to Buenos Aires, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Buenos Aires online attractions planner, to make sure you see all that Buenos Aires has to offer, including Calle Defensa.
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  • This is a typical flea market only on Sunday you’ve seen all over the world. At the plaza dorrego is all the antique sellers which is really quite interesting. The street has lots of malls and shops.....  more »
  • Defensa on a Sunday turns into a street market with a lot of interesting (and touristy) things. From handcrafted carpets, to dolls and other local stuff. Nice not only for tourists, but also locals.  more »
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