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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-955-6200
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Reviewed today via mobile

We get out here every few years and this is always a must stop location. This year we used Santa Fe as our home base. Beyond the shopping, you can get a sense of history and the multicultural blend found in this area. The artisans,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lickcreek
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On weekends the Navajo's are selling there jewelries and potteries in this area, and they very nice people. The symbols on there jewelry represents the meaning of there tribe. It would have been nice to hang around for quite awhile but it was too cold...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ilemuy0131
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far one of my favorite locations in Santa Fe. There are so many shops and little cafes and restaurants around the area, you can never sit still. The Plaza is gorgeous and so beautiful in general. There are many other sites to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank miriambechtel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathing clean air and the view of these plaza means that you are in the USA but it's hart to believe

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cristina R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Santa Fe NM and one of the highlights of the trip was a visit to the Plaza along with the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. It’s absolutely magnificent and worth seeing if in Santa Fe.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarthaLovesTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked the area and did some shopping. Plaza area is loaded with high end merchants, so window shopping is fun. The native vendors which were mostly Navaho had a large group even on a Thursday lined up on the walk at the Governors building, all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cndrocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The central sq - Santa Fe Plaza or Plaza de Armas in Spanish, is a classic colonial era Spanish sq in the very center. Basically, it's a small square park with government houses and shops around. There are many street vendors around, most of them...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank B1714D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting in January, the trees are bare, but with early nights, the Plaza lights up to be so lovely! It brightens the surrounding area and entices you to enjoy the beauty in the cold.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank denningj2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Santa Fe Plaza is enjoyable any time of year with its many art galleries, restaurants, shopping, music and drum circles, but it's especially magical at Christmas time with all the colorful lights strung from its trees. I've visited in February as well as December...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brendan3332016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of benches to relax. It's a war dedication park, so we were reverent during our visit. The park is near many local historical sites and the history museum. It is surrounded by shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 879beths
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Response from Smokey223 | Reviewed this property |
For what? Native jewelry or clothes? Do you know what you want? Both items are available on the Plaza and in other places. Even WalMart has Native jewelry. And there is an outlet store center down by l-25! Why go to Santa... More
19 May 2017|
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Around ten on Friday and Saturday. Less crowded on Friday.