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Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Plaza is the heart and soul of the city. The gathering spot for residents and tourists alike is surrounded by city landmarks, shops and restaurants.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-955-6200
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Reviewed yesterday

Nestled in the heart of downtown Sante Fe Beautiful and peaceful surroundings close to a Variety of shops and restaurants to enjoy

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank H3847IJcheryld
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice flowers, clean, children playing with families and couples. Vendors selling items and the Native Americans selling their wares. Music being played from one of the restaurants/bars in the area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank susankN479MN
Reviewed 4 days ago

This area is an open air plaza that is filled with people, vendors, food carts, etc., with many different shops, stores, and restaurants on the streets surrounding it. If nothing else, as someone mentioned, it certainly is a place to people watch. Obviously, this is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BrandonK850
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The plaza is always a great place to hang out any time of year and it is a place to shop, relax, or simply people watch!! While you’re there take a look at the monument in the center and see if you can figure out...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TimeToTravel2468
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely square or plaza in the heart of the old city. There are benches to people watch, and lots of flowers. Surrounding this plaza are restaurants and all kinds of shops and art galleries. It is quite charming ! And can get pretty crowded...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Anna L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Center of town and surrounded by street vendors and shops that were both high end and inexpensive . La Fonda was so cool and we met a guide there for a short tour

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cookiechiv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plaza is awesome! Plenty of shops, restaurants, & friendly street vendors. City though needs to spends some funds on street & sidewalk maintenance. They are horrible. Saw a couple people stumble walking on sidewalks and crossing streets.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank ToxicMasculity4U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking around the plaza. There were numerous booths set up around the square with lots of jewelry and art. Most of the actual stores were high end stores and not in my budget. I did buy a couple of things from the booth...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank debkloven
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to visit the plaza on Columbus Day and a native heritage festival was underway. Perfect!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank AKflyfishgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Fe Plaza is a great central meeting point. It has street vendors selling beautiful authentic jewellery and crafts on one side of the Plaza. I purchased some lovely beaded earrings! Also, some higher end shops with a variety of brands, including European, for a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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7 July 2019|
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Response from Roy A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but on leads.
18 June 2019|
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Response from WTN_wheretonext | Reviewed this property |
We saw them each day for the 4 days we were there.
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12 October 2018|
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Response from Bobbin_Oreo_Daisey | Reviewed this property |
I agree that the best place to buy newly made native crafts is in the Plaza in front of the Governors Palace. If you are looking for vintage items and know what you are looking at, go to the antique stores. If you are not... More