Taos Plaza
Points of Interest & LandmarksHistoric Walking Areas
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • FRANCIS P
    Colorado Springs, Colorado663 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nothing special but it could be.
    We visited Taos with our adult children from Dubai. Have not be here in quite awhile. Went to the Plaza for a stop. Looks like they are repairing one building and the center area. This could be a great attraction if cleaned up and decorated like the plazas in Europe. Parking is limited but you can park across the highway for free. Sort of a disappointment
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written September 30, 2023
  • Rhroncich
    Brookfield, Illinois489 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice plaza for a visit
    This was a stop on our Tauck tour of New Mexico. Nice plaza featuring everything from fancy to casual food. Some stores are 5 and dime style with fake Southwest products made in China or India, but others feature actual handmade by native American Indians jewelry, pottery, beadwork, etc. Know your products.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written October 18, 2023
  • bLiselotte
    Palatine, Illinois598 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Center of Shopping
    Center for shopping you will naturally gravitate here. A small Plaza ringed mostly by shops. Well kept. However keep wandering in larger circles around for cafe's, bookshops, and galleries. Pay meters on the square. Parking within walking distance.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written April 26, 2024
  • Serviceprof
    Lexington, South Carolina1,381 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of many shopping neighborhoods in Taos.
    Decent city square type of place. Numerous shops in area catering to many tourists. Many restaurants and cafes also inter dispersed in area as well. Worth a walk- thru but no more.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written June 7, 2024
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Serviceprof
Lexington, SC1,381 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Decent city square type of place. Numerous shops in area catering to many tourists. Many restaurants and cafes also inter dispersed in area as well. Worth a walk- thru but no more.
Written June 8, 2024
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bLiselotte
Palatine, IL598 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Center for shopping you will naturally gravitate here. A small Plaza ringed mostly by shops. Well kept. However keep wandering in larger circles around for cafe's, bookshops, and galleries. Pay meters on the square. Parking within walking distance.
Written April 26, 2024
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betsnow
Tucson, AZ2,043 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
If local shops, history and some great little cafes and dining spots are your thing … spend the day at Taos Plaza to get some good walking in. Very walkable and nice learning for insight how the town of Taos came to be.
Written April 14, 2024
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Rhroncich
Brookfield, IL489 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
This was a stop on our Tauck tour of New Mexico. Nice plaza featuring everything from fancy to casual food. Some stores are 5 and dime style with fake Southwest products made in China or India, but others feature actual handmade by native American Indians jewelry, pottery, beadwork, etc. Know your products.
Written October 18, 2023
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Mike F
Antigo, WI411 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
Very cool area and a spot to explore. Construction was a bummer and a few places not open. Found a few nice souvenir shops and the Gorge was an excellent lunch.
Written October 13, 2023
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HayesFamily12
Oklahoma City7 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Many shops closed. Construction on the plaza. Disappointing food, atmosphere. La Fonda was a huge disappointment for us. Nothing really to offer. Very different than the one in Santa Fe.
Written October 4, 2023
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FRANCIS P
Colorado Springs, CO663 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
We visited Taos with our adult children from Dubai. Have not be here in quite awhile. Went to the Plaza for a stop. Looks like they are repairing one building and the center area. This could be a great attraction if cleaned up and decorated like the plazas in Europe. Parking is limited but you can park across the highway for free. Sort of a disappointment
Written September 30, 2023
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Thomas C
Fitchburg, WI3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Very disappointed in the condition of the sidewalks and curb cuts around the plaza area. As a person who uses a wheelchair, this made it downright painful to explore the area. Also, the public restrooms in the alley by the Cantina are deplorable. The door to the mens' room requires the strength of the Hulk to open and the accessible toilet is blocked by a hugh trash bin. Taos hates the disabled. Change my mind.
Written September 14, 2023
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Valerie M
Kansas City, MO477 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
Very disappointed in Taos as a whole. It was very crowded with limited things to do or see. As well, the majority of the shops were tourist souvenirs made who knows where.
Written June 3, 2023
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jcan464
Austin, TX3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Friends
We rented a two bedroom house in El Prado just outside of Taos. It was a very nice place and convenient to both Taos and the Taos Ski Resort. We got to ski four days. The ski resort got about 19 inches of snow while we were there. Overall, a very good ski trip.
Written February 22, 2023
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