• The Santa Fe Plaza
    Photo courtesy of Steve Collins
  • The Santa Fe Plaza
    Photo courtesy of Steve Collins
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The Santa Fe Plaza

Type: Historic Sites, Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Santa Fe Plaza has been the center of life in this historic city for over 400 years. Everyday you'll find food vendors, buskers and great people-watching year round. The Palace of the Governors,...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily Sunrise-Sunset

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Parks: "If you're touring the downtown area and need a rest, sit on one of the Plaza's benches and watch the show. There's always something going on here, from great people-watching to live entertainment. Hungry? Get lunch from one of the park's food vendors and munch as you watch."
  • Sightseeing: "If you're planning to attend a concert or event held on the Plaza, arrive early. Nearby parking is at a premium or be prepared to walk from farther away. In summer, three sides of the Plaza are closed to vehicle traffic; plan your route accordingly."
  • Best for Parks Because: The Santa Fe Plaza in the center of downtown Santa Fe has been the center of life here for over 400 years
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The Plaza has been the center of life in Santa Fe and no trip would be complete without a visit here.

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