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Sonoma Plaza

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Address: Spain Street Between First Street East and First Street West, Sonoma, CA
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Bordered by several gourmet shops, this pretty town square is a perfect...

Bordered by several gourmet shops, this pretty town square is a perfect place for a picnic.

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Historic town square

Beautiful town square close to the Sonoma Mission. With clothing boutiques, locally crafted jewelry, wine tasting rooms, and locally crafted novelties, you have your pink of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kathryn H
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Sonoma, California
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Sonoma, California
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful town square close to the Sonoma Mission. With clothing boutiques, locally crafted jewelry, wine tasting rooms, and locally crafted novelties, you have your pink of shopping. Also, the green areas are perfect for a picnic. Bring your camera and use your photography skills with the historical buildings as your background, then enjoy a relaxing lunch and/or dinner at one... More 

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Sonoma, California
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The plaza/square is always busy on the weekends, this is wine country. Sonoma is and has the small town feel, and things on and near the square are pricey. Good historical sights on/near the square- General Vallejo's home, soldiers barracks, etc.

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Abilene, Kansas
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of these shops open after 10:00 and close by 6:00. You can stroll the square and enjoy shops selling home interiors, clothing, & of course, wine tastings.

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Tucson Arizona
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597 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,042 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been coming here for decades, but had not visited in the last ten years. It seems that the trees have even grown taller, and the grass is so much greener. Less ducks than before, but everything has pretty much stayed the same. First, we walked the streets surrounding the Plaza. The shops are incredible. So many choices of... More 

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Turlock, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is such a beautiful day today. The plaza has lots of things to look at. It is not overly crowded and some wonderful smells are coming from the sweet shops. A very nice place to just browse.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the old Spanish barracks to the museum and architecture there is much to see and visit in Sonoma. The majestic trees in the plaza give shade and also add to the beauty of the surroundings.

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Ko Chang, Thailand
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rare it is in the US to find an old town with a more or less intact center square. Sonomans are very proud of it and don't let chain restaurants be located in their beloved historical Plaza. The California Flag was born there and Sonomans declared themselves The California Republic, an unrecognized breakaway state that, for twenty-five days in 1846,... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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305 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk, shop, dine, drink your way around the plaza with it's many small shops, tasting rooms and restaurants. We like to use central Sonoma as our base camp and walk to dinner every night. Then we can enjoy our wine with dinner and no need to worry. This is just a charming town in every respect!

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Roseville, California
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198 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like this place, it's got a small park in the middle, funky little pubs, historic sites, a rare nightspot, wine shops with tastings and a bunch of boutique shops for wine stuff, clothes, etc. I bought my favorite necktie ever here. Oh yeah..... a lot of outstanding restaurants. Stay at one of the many walking distance B&B's. Borrow... More 

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27 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals flock here for a wide variety of reasons: family fun, walking, eating, drinks and shopping. Ditto wine country travelers if they make the move to test our town between so many other great wine areas. Lots of places to sit and picnic, trees, ducks, play areas and all surrounding the historic City Hall. If you have pets you can't... More 

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