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Taos Plaza

Taos, NM
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Ranked #19 of 36 Attractions in Taos
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was out third trip to Taos since 2000. Went to the Plaza around four in the afternoon on Sunday Oct 5th. Could tell the area was "turning over". Cars were circling, squealing tires with loud music. Non-shoppers were also beginning to appear at the margins of the area. Sat in a chair outside a shop looking at my phone... More 

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North Babylon, New York
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111 reviews 111 reviews
36 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a marketplace in Taos, surrounded by galleries and souvenir shops. I think it was a little too touristy for my taste.

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California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great shops, loads of history and a real relaxed feeling. Most all of the stores carry local art, great galleries, coffee houses and little cafés. A nice way to spend the day even if we were just window shopping.

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hollywood, california
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Haven't been here since Walmart came to town and destroyed all the small businesses 20 some odd years ago...yikes!! It used to be so much more.

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Duluth, MN
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Plaza, while lovely, is lined with touristy shops that seemed to all have the same stuff. Instead, go for the Bent Street shops, the John Dunn shops, basically all the things that are outside the actual plaza. That's where you'll find original, interesting stuff (not in every shop, mind you, but in many of them).

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The Colony
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It was fun to walk around looking for treasures! In fact, my husband surprised me (and himself) by falling in love with a pretty expensive piece of art glass created by a New Mexican artist in one shop. A very nice memento of our trip!

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Paris, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I'm not a shopper. But this area is cool. The signs on the outside don't to justice to the array and selection of items inside. If the area had a theme, it would be "surprise!" - even for a non-shopper like me. And if a particular shop isn't that interesting to you - but is to your companion, there are... More 

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Brunswick, ME
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went to the plaza in Taos after visiting Taos Pueblo. The plaza was cute, small and had several interesting shops. Mostly expensive stuff. There were several trading post type shops and a t-shirt shop that we really liked, but Taos downtown was not a place we felt we wanted to spend too much time on as there are more interesting... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Best photo ops are before shops open and parking meters are free before 10a. You can shop at Taos Trading Co at 9a (great bargains here). Then be sure and go back in the evening. Most of the shops are upscale. There are a couple of historic buildings, such as La Fonda

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Roundup, MT
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is a must see if you are in Taos, We happened to be there for a free concert, native drummers and the Kongos. I was amazed by how comfortable it was in the crowd. The people were all very friendly and just there to have a good time and enjoy the performance. The plaza is lined with shops, and... More 

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