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Taos Plaza, Taos
(3.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Once a Spanish fortified plaza, Taos Plaza is a collection of businesses and residents in adobe buildings in the Taos Downtown Historic District, which the Hotel La Fonda de Taos dominates. The lobby of the hotel houses a collection of D.H. Lawrence paintings, and hand-painted murals adorn the walls of the hotel restaurant. Both the Taos and the Harwood art museums are located within the plaza's mud walls, as well as a handful of historical homes. Many of the shops and restaurants celebrate New Mexican culture with locally inspired foods and handcrafted souvenirs. Put Taos Plaza into our Taos tour planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • You've just got to visit the plaza when you're in Taos! The fall is the perfect time to be here, so don't miss it. Great galleries and shops make this a great, relaxed take-in. 
  • We visited Taos Plaza on a Saturday. Besides the fact that the Taos Plaza is full of shops, restaurants and many other attractions we happened to be there during the Farmers Market. It was full of loc...  more »
  • On a rainy day it filled the time but the same old shopping experience you find almost anywhere with a small central square. 
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  • Cool little plaza surrounded by overpriced shops. Some very good art can be found though, and some good food. Other than that, it's all tourist trap stuff. Live music is common and Saturday mornings hold a small farmers market.
  • A great farmers market. Amazingly dog friendly. Both the stands and buskers in the street and the great galleries in the buildings are an excellent combination with a bit of something for everyone.
  • this place is historic, green & beautiful. its a fabulous place to spend the day, romantic or bring the family. good food good people & on occasion they have live music. really good.
  • Great shops. Love the look and feel.
  • Cool place to bust out the best "tourist" you can. Fun little shops, ice cream parlors, etc. Pretty cool rock shop where I picked up a pretty dope amonite.