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Taos Plaza

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“farmers market”(26 reviews)
“lots of shops”(34 reviews)
“la fonda hotel”(15 reviews)
The Taos Plaza is the historic center of the town of Taos. Once a Spanish fortified walled plaza, it is now a beautiful collection of wonderful businesses.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
400 Camino de La Placita, Taos, NM 87571-6071
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The plaza has some shops surrounding it. The plaza itself is not too great, an open space. The plaza in Santa Fe is much prettier and has more plants, trees. It seems this plaza need an update.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like many town in New Mexico, Taos Plaza is the center of the town with restaurants, shops and around it. Yes, it is the center of the town and is the point of visit and shopping.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taos Plaza is the center of town. It has numerous shops and restaurants. It also has the La Fonda hotel. It has great Christmas lights at night during the season. They have toned them down since last year. You also go and shop the off-plaza...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agnitfom2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of history and charm here. It is a town square with a park-like center. Great place to shop and stroll. We visited at night shortly before Christmas. The cottonwood trees were beautifully decorated with Christmas lights, while Christmas music was playing. We enjoyed it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank plars4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place for walking and enjoying some history. The Kit Carson home is a interesting place. I learned a few things about him that i didn't know. Several neat shops and museum to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank veggielover2
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Beware of this store! Owner is very rude and condescending. Does not stand behind the products sold! Have shopped here for several years after he purchased business,never had a problem with a product.But when I did have an issue- owner very rude and argumentative. They...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maryhV1734PS
Reviewed November 26, 2018

But a fun place to walk around - wide variety of shops and place to eat - convenient parking, obviously centrally located.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thirst-Aid
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Neat place with an ecclectic mix of tee shirts, art,jewelry,mercantile and a nice little cantina / bar in the corner. Easy parking and access to the open air square and lawn area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 285kennethz
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Like larger Santa Fe down the road, the Taos Plaza is a town square bordered by shops, mostly catering to tourists. It's a nice plaza, but comparatively small next to Santa Fe and will command your attention for significantly less time. Traffic getting to and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed November 1, 2018

check out all the galleries and shops here great place to spend some time in Taos there is always something going on, on the plaza

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paxton N
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September 24, 2017|
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Response from virginac | Reviewed this property |
If you are in the town, the ride up the mountain is about 20 minutes. Yes, There is a movie theater in Taos
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Of course! It's a great place to take your pup.
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Yes most things open.