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Address: 100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: +1 505 983 7317
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Activities: Shopping, Dining, City walk sightseeing
Description: Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Plaza is the heart...
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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A cultural experience

No trip to Santa Fe is complete without a visit to the Square. There are always lots of people, dogs and kids. Lunch at one of the several food vendor carts is fun, inexpensive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Ft. Worth
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Ft. Worth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

No trip to Santa Fe is complete without a visit to the Square. There are always lots of people, dogs and kids. Lunch at one of the several food vendor carts is fun, inexpensive and always tasty. The Square is surrounded on all sides with shopping options from tourist trinkets, silver and pottery. You'll usually find Native Americans selling their... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Plaza is just as I thought it would be--enjoyable, great shops, people watching, and close to everything. Unfortunately, the live bands playing were so horrible that it was hard to spend any more time than we wanted to. We're thankful that we didn't stay anywhere near the Plaza, the seriously bad music would have been impossible to block out!

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Consistently interesting with all the vendors, shops and museums, and restaurants. Always something going on.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

As we travelled through this area we stopped at the Plaza to see the sites. It was amazing how there was so much diversity in one city block! There is a beautiful park at the center where life performers are: Acting, singing, playing, painting, etc. There were groups being led by tour guides who are explaining the history of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Santa Fe has plenty of shopping and Restaurant. This is the fourth time we have travel to Santa Fe and we always take time to Shop. The have usually had some kind of entertainment in the park in the middle of the shopping area.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Travel anywhere in the world and you will encounter lots of different cultures but only in Santa Fe New Mexico's Plaza will you meet cultures describing this localities history. A history that predates most all of the United States! Welcome to Santa Fe Plaza- on one side is the Governor's Place where during most seasons can be found Native Americans... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

You find many treasures, great food and sometimes live music with small groups or individuals playing around The Plaza. This is a great place to be anytime of day or season.

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cuero, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

While in Santa Fe we went to the Plaza and just sat and watched the people and the street preformers. There were bands, guitar players and magicians...the breeze was cool for a July afternoon....a perfect place to relax.

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Philadelphia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is not Mexico, but the Plaza, with its provincial air and the modest, low Governor's palace, reminded me of some smaller sites in South America. I liked it better than the contrived adobes of Santa Fe.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The plaza / park is the center of Santa Fe - lots of history here. Plus the old Santa Fe Trail, of cowboy days, ends nearby. Sit & people watch, grab a Taco from a vendor or grab a pedicab for nice tour.

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Address: 100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: +1 505 983 7317
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown

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