Old town Albuquerque was okay. It is filled with restaurants and over priced gift shops. It was nice to walk around.
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We took a walking tour of Old Town and were amazed by the huge quantities of Chilies everywhere. The plaza area has a large number of older buildings which now house many artists and souvenir shops. We purchased some souvenirs in Plaza Gifts and we...More
My friends who visited Albuquerque said, do not miss Old Town. I took their word for it. It is a delightful place to see, lots of sidewalk vendors showing their work of arts on their jewelry display. You know you're hungry when you smell the...More
Exactly what one would expect from a place called Old Town Albuquerque, restaurants and shops. Very nice jewelry shops and your typical souvenir shop. Easy walking, plenty to see, beautiful Cathedral. Parking was good. Bring your wallet.
We were there during Balloon Fiesta and there was always excellent entertainment in the (big and beautiful) town square. Great shops (not all just junky souvenir stores), restaurants, museums, etc. Beautiful and authentic old buildings. Safe, clean, quiet.
We ended up staying the whole day in Old Town to explore the shops and had lunch and dinner here as well. There were performances in the gazebo which were highly enjoyed. We came back another day for the Albuquerque Museum. At night, it gets...More
There’s a big difference between visiting during times when the area is jumping and time when it’s not. On Friday afternoon, Old Town and the plaza were lively and fun, but were there on a Friday and a Saturday night when there was nothing scheduled,...More
This town exceeded expectations. I was imagining a single street with a couple shops and maybe a restaurant. There were dozens of shops and several restaurants. The architecture was antique and unique, there were fountains. sculptures and statues, murals, and lights. It was a beautiful...More
The old town square is pleasant but several shops and eateries had closed. Not sure if business is not doing well?