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A Nice Respite

This little village outside Las Cruces is worth the trip. The local small Catholic Church, St... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Fort Worth, Texas
Very cool historic downtown

Love the little shops all around the center of town. They even have a dinner place with a winery in... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Lynne B
San Ramon, California, United States
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Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

This little village outside Las Cruces is worth the trip. The local small Catholic Church, St Albino , is worth the drive alone. It is old and lovely and full of lovely saints and pictures. There are many interesting shops and wonderful eating places where...More

Thank kkirk1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Love the little shops all around the center of town. They even have a dinner place with a winery in town to visit. Saint Albino Church is so beautiful when the bells chime.

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We Recently relocated back to Las Cruces for retirement. Family was visiting from Ohio so naturally we went to "Old" Mesilla, which is a must see regardless of how many times you visit the area. Gone are the dirt streets and brick sidewalks of my...More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A community with much history including the signing of the Gadsden Purchase, the jail that once held Billy The Kid, the oldest operating theatre in NM (Fountain Theatre), fine restaurants, wineries, bars, Basilica de San Albino, Fiestas, and lots of fun stores to shop at.

Thank baca2002
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Good place to take a walk, listen to local musicians who frequently play in the gazebo, let your dog run in the grass or just sit & relax. Caution though, there are many great shops with fun stuff to buy like Nambe’s for instance. Bring...More

1  Thank Robert O
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Haven't visited the Mesilla Plaza in years. Still a magnificent place to visit and see. Good restaurants and gift shops to explore as well as the history of the area.

Thank Jerry E
Reviewed 1 May 2018

One cannot go to Las Cruces and not visit Messilla. It is is an antiquity not to be forgone. The architecture alone intrigued me but the Mercado on the sidewalks is such a statement to the culture that one feels transported. One will fine very...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is a revived 18th century village with a central plaza, church and plenty of shops, restaurants and bars set up in restored 17-1800’s adobe haciendas. It’s low key on the outside so you need to get up close the the shops to find out...More

Thank jsachanda
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I imagine that the Santa Fe Plaza was once low-key and charming like this one. Of course, it's not as large. But it has some interesting shops and restaurants, a lovely gazebo, and the Basilica of San Albino. It's a nice sample of old New...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

So many little shops all around the plaza, fun to check them out. You can find clothing, gift shops, restaurants, and all. Even a craft market on Friday and Sunday.

Thank PattiA124
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