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Taos Plaza

400 Camino de La Placita, Taos, NM 87571-6071
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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.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“farmers market” (26 reviews)
“lots of shops” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
400 Camino de La Placita, Taos, NM 87571-6071
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Taos Plaza is historic and charming. The history provides an impressive story. We've been to the Plaza a number of times over the years. And we've seen it evolve - for the worse. While the Plaza is the Plaza, the stores around the Plaza...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 3 days ago

You'll love this plaza.It contains all you need in a small,neat area. Loads of local goods,jewelry in turquoise galore,cowboy hats,lots of native American artifacts... You can have a meal of tex mex or regular food at any nearby cafes.Not too expensive compared to the east...More

Thank Florence A
Reviewed 1 week ago

An historic and fun plaza like no other. Wherever you stay in Taos, you can't wait to stroll the Taos Plaza. Here you'll find something for everyone from good food at the grill above the plaza, to the large, friendly, black dog waiting to shake...More

Thank Y202OAtomf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Variety of shopping. RockyMountain Chocolate factory kept the kids in line while I entertained myself for an hour or so.

Thank Kshultz80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the plaza while in Taos for 3 days. I truly didn't think it was very spectacular. It was basically a square with shops all around it. Some of the shops were not open even though it was lunch time on a weekday. Just...More

Thank broomhilda04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rotunda on the plaza is filthy. Vagrants often occupy this space and leave behind a mess. I don’t know who is responsible for its cleaning but it’s not happening. Even the sidewalks are not clean. I wish the town would take more pride in...More

Thank Lcnb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bought some original unusual art work from Linda Israel in one of the galleries. Don't remember the name of the gallery but it was one of the largest featuring local artisans.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smaller than Santa Fe's Plaza, but pretty and with a number of shops, it's a fun place to shop. We always enjoy a stop here when we visit Taos.

Thank LynninNM
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This plaza is smaller than the one in Santa Fe but just as nice and was beautifully decorated during the holidays.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived in to town and could only see a little twinkle of the lights, we were curious. After visiting the reservation for Christmas Eve service we headed to the square. They were beautiful. I felt like a kid again, the lumanries where magic. Every...More

Thank Lesley M
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24 September 2017|
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Response from crosscreek7 | 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
Lindalee S
11 June 2017|
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Response from Allen G | Reviewed this property |
Of course! It's a great place to take your pup.
15 April 2017|
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Response from Ryan J | Reviewed this property |
Yes most things open.