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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.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“side streets” (17 reviews)
“lots of shops” (30 reviews)
“nice shops” (18 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
400 Camino de La Placita, Taos, NM 87571-6071
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived after a long drive to find a sleepy town with many shops closed. I guess it makes sense for the shopkeepers not to keep their stores open during non-peak season. The stores that were opened were disappointing. Many sold a variety and eclectic...More

Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There seemed to be a few too many gangbangers hanging around the Plaza. It was nice until we were forced to walk past a group of kids wearing blue bandanas with their pants hanging around their ankles.

Thank Tank S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starting in November: Luminaria's through historic districts. Taos Plaza holiday tree lighting. Taos Pueblo feast days. New Restaurants and businesses decorated and cozy. Cold weather holding off this year, good time to visit if you're not a snow bunny.

1  Thank TeeheeInk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Build in 1796 the road form Mexico City ended in Taos. Today find galleries, shops and the famous La Fonda Hotel..

1  Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got there about 7:00pm and it was dead already. Walked around a few minutes. During the day when everything is open is the time to visit.

Thank MileHighJacket
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taos is very much an artist community and the plaza is the place to go even if you just like to walk and browse. The day we visited they was a community event taking place with any various stalls. There are rest rooms and plenty...More

Thank Eugene D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove down from Santa Fe for the day and discovered this place right away, spent much of the day wandering through the shops, finding delightful and varied merchandise. Our favorite was the Ammann Gallery, where we met artist Sandra Miller who was manning the...More

Thank Jo Anne T
TaosPlaza, Manager at Taos Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful comment. We are so very proud of all the artists in Taos. Glad you enjoyed your time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Taos, a visit to Taos Plaza is almost required. It's been the center of the city for more than 300 years. The Spanish first set up buildings on this plaza when they arrived. The place has evolved into a center of commerce. The...More

1  Thank BBailey182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots and lots of shops but after a while it all starts to look the same. We did enjoy the scenery and the local art shops. Balance a trip to the plaza with a drive around the area to enjoy the scenery!

Thank okmusicman
TaosPlaza, Manager at Taos Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. The local shops are LOCAL, which we are very proud of.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful quaint place, easy parking, freindly stores, lots of shopping to choose from. Clean town, walking distance to Gorge restaurant, who has great meals.

1  Thank Hilary L
TaosPlaza, Owner at Taos Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for the review, glad you enjoyed your time on the plaza...

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24 September 2017|
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.