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Address: 125 E. Palace Ave., Santa Fe, NM

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old time meeting/gathering place

Now a place to sit, relax and listen to street musicians. One side is lines with many local jewelry and souvenir vendors. Many other shops and restaurant's surrounding it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Richard B
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English first
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378 reviews 378 reviews
66 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Now a place to sit, relax and listen to street musicians. One side is lines with many local jewelry and souvenir vendors. Many other shops and restaurant's surrounding it.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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100 reviews 100 reviews
51 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

One of the Santa Fe inside Plazas that goes back to the 1850's where the Sena Family resided...beautiful 300 year old trees, lovely garden, lots of Holly Hocks blooming in the summer, benches here and there to sit down and relax...there is even "hammock" in which to sit and enjoy a "swing"...La Casa Sena Restaurant and Cantina located in the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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497 reviews 497 reviews
266 attraction reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

There are some interesting shops at Sena Plaza, to be sure, and the place is cloaked in historic character. We really should have paused to explore the place more thoroughly, but we just breezed through after taking our lunch at The Shed. Giving Sena Plaza short shrift is a mistake we’ll be sure to correct on our next visit to... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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1,070 reviews 1,070 reviews
830 attraction reviews
328 helpful votes 328 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a very nice shopping area in the old part of Santa Fe. There are nice shops and some surprising cheep junky shops I expected more Indian made products and shops

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Delray Beach, Florida
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725 reviews 725 reviews
324 attraction reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Historic areas with lots of shops, some touristy and others very nice. Right off the main square which is a very nice area with lots of museums and shops.

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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134 reviews 134 reviews
90 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

After walking around the area for a while we discovered Sena Plaza at 125 E. Palace St. This plaza was built in 1864 with more than 33 rooms. Today it's home to many shops but when you move to the center, behind the shops, there is a square that is an outdoor restaurant. The fountain produces a lovely backdrop of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
64 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A lot of shops, many with the same items. A few cute boutiques are mixed in. Christmas shop is great! The 2-story shopping area is nice too. Need more variety of shops, more restaurants. I was there on the eve of a holiday and it was empty. Tourism could improve greatly in this area. But you are just 1 street... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Stopped at La Casa Sena restaurant In the plaza for afternoon drinks and appetizer. The plaza is beautiful and a very nice place for a break during a busy day in Santa Fe!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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431 reviews 431 reviews
138 attraction reviews
608 helpful votes 608 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Sena Plaza is an unexpected and tranquil location that takes the visitor away from other shops. There are some unusual shops around this plaza, but the area gives one a sense of older Santa Fe with inner courtyards. Worth the steps from the main plaza roughly a block away.

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Independence, OR.
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95 reviews 95 reviews
42 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

What a nice surprise to find this wine shop with a huge selection and moderate pricing, given the location. It was recommended to us by a local for its selection of Spanish wines, but it also had a good selection of Italians and, or course, French and Californian. I actually saw one wine from a winery not far from our... More 

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