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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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418 reviews 418 reviews
73 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
52 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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502 reviews 502 reviews
266 attraction reviews
270 helpful votes 270 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
341 helpful votes 341 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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734 reviews 734 reviews
325 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 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
62 helpful votes 62 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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158 reviews 158 reviews
71 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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434 reviews 434 reviews
139 attraction reviews
618 helpful votes 618 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
46 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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