"Shopping on the Plaza" Santa Fe Things to Do Tip by MarkJochim

Santa Fe Things to Do: 250 reviews and 533 photos

  (Astrid Nathan 5/30/93)
by MarkJochim

Santa Fe has really expanded in the southern part of the city. In fact, once you get off the Interstate 25 exit coming from Albuquerque it seems like one large strip mall with dozens of generic shopping centers. Traffic is terrible; once you get close to the Plaza, the amount of historic buildings increases so you tend to cheer up a bit. Parking near the Plaza can be a problem, but I've been able to find good spots east of St. Francis Cathedral.

Unfortunately, I don't have very many photos of Santa Fe right now (April 2003). I'll drive up one of these weekends soon to remedy that; I especially need pictures of the Palace of the Governors and the State Capitol building.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 2, 2003
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