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Palace of the Governors

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105 W Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy a stroll around the plaza while you wait for the vendors to set up. Everyone is so friendly and anxious to have you appreciate their talents and they are very talented!

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All across the front of the bldg Native Americans sale their jewelry. Some is very nice. I love the idea that the have an area on the Plaza specifically for Native Americans to sale their wares. Museum was closed one day we were there.

Thank soonerlegend
Reviewed 1 week ago

No trip to Santa Fe would be complete without a trip to the Palace of the Governors. There is so much history here, going back to the 1600's. Located on the North side of the Plaza in the heart of the city. Bustling activity of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the modest admission fee, but keep in mind the visit is about the art, not the building. Many Taos School art works that you won't see otherwise.

Thank Expedition55739
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to shop for authentic native American jewelry. Each vender has to apply for the right to display their wares insuring that the items are authentic. If you see something you like, buy it because different vendors may be there the...More

Thank Louis P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was fun to see all of the authentic jewelry being sold by the actual artist out front of the Palace of the Governors. Some very talented people live in Santa Fe. The prices were very reasonable too.

Thank Bonnie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The native Americans sell their goods in front of the Palace of the Governors. Their jewelry was very expensive.

Thank tatesis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The earliest governmental complex in NM that is now being renovated. Under the portico in the front you will find native artists and their works.

Thank vosburghtoby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this beautiful hotel should be kept a sercret.It is just minutes,by foot, away from old santa Fe,so no need for a car.The hotel is decorated in typical old southwest..love the flowers and art work.The food is great in the bar and the free breakfast is...More

Thank FarAway765547
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pretty high priced jewelry I might add. I was a little taken aback at some of the prices. But it's fun to wander along and see the beautiful hand made crafts. No pressure sales btw. which is always nice.

Thank HeidiB4
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Response from jima800 | Reviewed this property |
Bargaining is a bit of a lost art. Negotiating a price that you are willing to pay and one that the seller is willing to accept needs to be done respectfully. The potential buy never knows for sure what price the seller... More
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Daily, they are fully licensed, vetted, true their pueblo, artform and family heritage. Many have inherited their location undervthe portal from their parents and grandparents. This is highly coveted and respected and for... More
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
The space is packed every day with the local vendors selling a wide variety of items. They are very friendly and it is fun to talk with them about their histories and knowledge of the area.