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Address: Taos, NM
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A fun place to visit - lots of activities

On the night we arrived, they were holding a concert. Families were enjoying the music and everyone was having a good time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
CatladySedona
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Sedona, AZ

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having just driven from Santa Fe, and loving the Plaza in Sonoma and Healdsburg, CA I was sorely disappointed in the Taos Plaza. Steps from the plaza are numerous galleries but, the Plaza is a poor version of Disney with cheap tourist shops. Walking at night isn't comfortable.

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FOLSOM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Numerous stores. Music events. Festive. Park at private lots for $10/day. South of Taos Plaza is the Taos Drum Store which is amazing. Also, the Taos Pueblo is nearby.

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Sedona, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the night we arrived, they were holding a concert. Families were enjoying the music and everyone was having a good time.

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Taos, New Mexico
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Plaza at the center of Taos is actually quite small and is just the start of the tourist area. The area of the Plaza itself is about 400 years old and designed with all of it's doors facing the center. It is one of the few places in the US that has been given permission to fly the US... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The plaza is lovely at night. No crowds and in August the temperature was cool and comfy. It is smaller than I had imaged but steeped in some wonderful history. It is surrounded by a lot of shops that I would have most likely have skipped if they had been open.

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Naperville
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A mixture of arts & craft & souvenir shops. Pretty touristy. Metered parking. I found other shops in town much more interesting.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Like a smaller scale of Santa Fe's plaza. Very charming feel to the place... historic buildings, nice shops, and good restaurants. Fun place to people-watch as well.

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Taos for several days and found ourselves constantly returning to the Taos Plaza, just to enjoy strolling around the arcades and people watching. Loads of shops, though we thought the more interesting shops were a block or so off the plaza. Nevertheless, it's charming and worth visiting more than once!

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The plaza was beautiful as always, shops full and deals bountiful. The rain came and gave the area the smell only a small mountain town like Taos can have. When shopping was done we went into the ice cream parlor in the main square. (We've had problems with employees there 2 times) but hey these kids they employ can't constantly... More 

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Kyle, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A true, historic plaza with huge trees all lite up..music, car shows, food booths for events. I love to walk all over Taos, but I start here!

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