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Address: 100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: +1 505-983-7317
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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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If you visit Santa Fe, this is a Must See!

The heart and soul of Santa Fe begins on the Plaza where, in the tradition of Hispanic towns throughout the southwest and Latin America, the culture can be best experience. Any... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The heart and soul of Santa Fe begins on the Plaza where, in the tradition of Hispanic towns throughout the southwest and Latin America, the culture can be best experience. Any time of year is the perfect time to be there with exceptional experiences for holidays such as Christmas Eve when the Plaza is lined with farolitos (little lights) and... More 

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Emporia, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this place. You have traditional restaurants, upscale clothing and furniture, genuine Native American art and jewelry from various tribes, a chance to barter with artists and craftsmen and usually live entertainment in the square. I can and have spent a whole day there. And don't forget to get some French pastry at the French restaurant at La Fonda.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Located in the heart of Santa Fe, the Plaza is surrounded by a number of restaurants, hotels and shops. It also features native American craftsmen selling their wares outside a government building that faces the plaza. During the holiday season, the trees in the plaza were aglow with Christmas lights and it was very festive looking. Don't miss it.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The plaza in Santa Fe is a collection of local shops as well as the ubiquitous Starbucks. You will find all manner of local crafts and art. Keeping in mind the plaza still serves the function of the heart of the city, the churches and museums are also represented. The one side of the Plaza had a collection of Native... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am sure there is some historical significance to the plaza, yet I am sorry to say that it didn't do it for us. Locals selling stuff, a three piece band (and their dog) playing to people and pigeons. People sleeping on the benches and the police watching over everyone. You won't need to spend much time here.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a big tourist draw and can get crowded. They have live music usually playing in several locations on the plaza. Be wary of some panhandlers. I saw one approach a man at the ATM. but that can be said for most anywhere you go.

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Evergreen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The PLAZA in Santa Fe is a must-see, from all perspectives: Historic, cultural, religious, indigenous, you name it. There is so much history in this small area, it's worth buying a book to study up so you can understand it's unique place in history past and present. So much to see and experience, one can spend an entire day just... More 

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Napa Valley, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A shady respite in the summer or glowing with Christmas lights in winter, the plaza is the epicenter of town. Native Americans sell their wares under the arcade on one side, shops and restaurants ring the other three sides, everything in classic and historic New Mexico adobe. You can't go to Santa Fe and miss the Plaza.

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The timeless experience of Santa Fe...wander around The Plaza looking at all the hand-made Indian jewelry and crafts set up by the vendors along the walls...

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every kind of store you can imagine. This was our second visit to Sante Fe but we missed the designers of the street market the first time. Such sweet people! Lots of beautiful items for all different prices. Fun day to just walk around. Last time we came early evening and attended mass then watch Santa appear on his fire... More 

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