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The Plaza

100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“car show” (20 reviews)
“food carts” (20 reviews)
“lots of shops” (39 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Reviewed yesterday

The plaza is a great place to people watch, there are lots of restaurants and shops, and it's close to the Loretto and Basilica. Parking is a nightmare, so be prepared to circle or pay.

Thank anna7696
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has everything - shops, restaurants, street music, and the Indians selling jewelry/art at la Palacio. It's nice just to sit on a bench in the park and just watch the happenings. You can definitely get better deals on jewelry/art in the stores versus...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Central to the history of Santa Fe and hard to imagine seeing the city without spending some time here. We enjoyed listening to music and watching people dance at the bandstand on a Saturday night. I think there is a group or two performing Tuesday...More

Thank CrazyAboutAcadia
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is shady, and there are lots of benches. Sooner or later, everyone in Santa Fe walks through here. You never know what you'll see, and it's a great place to simply watch the world go by.

Thank sherrymaz
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a nice square with some nice shopping in the old style of a bygone era. The day I visited they had a classic car show going on to make it even more interesting.

Thank Gina G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We come here every time we visit Santa Fe. There are many shops and places to eat and there's usually something going on in the plaza; this evening there was a band playing. And on the north side of the plaza, in front of the...More

Thank Beachgirl10328
Reviewed 4 days ago

The plaza is so great to walk around, to enjoy New Mexican culture, the mix between Native American and Spanish culture, and check out the shops. It is also lovely for all the great events of the year such as the Indian Market, the Christmas...More

Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to walk around shop and eat. There was a band playing in the center. People were friendly. I bought a nice hand bag and my son bought a blanket. My husband waited out on the sidewalk and listened to the music.

Thank cindy c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful, but expensive shops and restaurants. A true gem and must do. The better buys for jewelry are found outside on the Plaza where Native Americans display their crafts on blankets spread out on the ground along one side of the Plaza. Their designs are...More

Thank sherijim3
Reviewed 5 days ago

The plaza area has literally hundreds of shops and cafes nearby. The historical significance is amazing. Parking is a major problem. Be prepared to walk several blocks.

Thank Mike D
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19 May 2017|
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Response from nrec1 | Reviewed this property |
They were there every day that I was on the Plaza.
Ashley R
18 March 2017|
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Response from X1561BCchrisb | Reviewed this property |
It varies as the vendors are all Native American and show up on their time. We were late risers and the vendors all seem to be there by 1000 hours.
Jody O
2 February 2017|
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Response from parrishd2015 | Reviewed this property |
The closest one I know of is the Roadrunner and it is not with in walking distance. But if you Google rv sites they will come up. I looked at then when my dad was coming to visit. Good luck