Modern Argentina is where European meets American Indian. This unique blend gives Argentina its distinctive cultural flair, which is known around the world for being full of life and vitality. The melting pot of cultural influences means that collectors are in for treats when visiting this country’s antique shops and vintage markets. Buenos Aires' antique markets, like the renowned Feria de las Antigüedades y las Cosas Viejas de San Pedro Telmo and the Mercado de las Pulgas Dorrego are famous for their 1920s-1940s flair. They are also great places to soak up local culture and spend some time mingling with other bargain hunters.