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Albuquerque Old Town

A1 404 San Felipe St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-373-9123
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Experience the beauty & charm of Old Town Albuquerque! The center of community life in the city. Founded in 1706, by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdez, Old Town follows the traditional Spanish pattern with a plaza at its center and a church surrounded by homes and businesses. Most of the historic homes are still inhabited and many have been renovated into today’s shops, galleries and restaurants. Stroll the Plaza, dine al fresco at our many restaurants, stay at our hotels and B&B’s, visit our museums and shop at over 150 fine retail shops and galleries for handmade gifts from the Southwest and around the world. Romantic hidden patios, winding brick paths, vibrant flower gardens and dramatic balconies await your discovery and selfies. Wrought iron benches and adobe bancos welcome you to relax in the shade. Watch the tumbleweeds blow by and bask in New Mexico’s wonderful sunshine. Shopping in Old Town is an incomparable ethnographic experience. One of a kind handcrafted treasures from around the world, as well as those that are distinctly Southwestern, can be found in so many fabulous shops, boutiques, galleries and artist studios. When in New Mexico, you should eat like we New Mexicans eat! Enjoy the spice & flair of New Mexican traditional cuisine. Savor complex dishes prepared with red and green chillis. It comes in red or green based upon its drying time and genetics, and is incorporated into recipes that have evolved from the local Native American & Spanish cultures. Enjoy one of the many restaurants, cafes & coffee shops featuring everything from the famous bacon green chilli cheeseburger to ambient fine dining. For over three centuries Old Town has been the heart of the Southwest. It is the most important Historical Zone of the City of Albuquerque and home for many families whose brave ancestors founded the city. Old Town is found off I-40 (take the Rio Grande Blvd. Exit South).
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“lots of shops” (148 reviews)
“street vendors” (53 reviews)
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A1 404 San Felipe St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
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"lots of shops"
in 148 reviews
"church street cafe"
in 84 reviews
"street vendors"
in 53 reviews
"shop owners"
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"art galleries"
in 87 reviews
"great shopping"
in 54 reviews
"san felipe de neri church"
in 82 reviews
"candy lady"
in 64 reviews
"rattlesnake museum"
in 83 reviews
"local artisans"
in 42 reviews
"new mexico"
in 260 reviews
"walk around"
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"for sale"
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"few hours"
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"native americans"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found a lovely little dog-friendly house for a 5 day stay, nestled right in Old Town. We enjoyed every minute of it from the museum's, parks, gift shops and restaurants. We could have easily enjoyed a week here without getting back in the car....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First place we visit is old town I always have to look for new shops and jewelry and something to eat always a pleasant place. Look for talavera products and church cafe. The candy lady. Backstreet grill..the French cafe..music. Drove out there 4 hours to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of street performers who were very good. Plenty of shopping and places to eat. We found ample free parking a street away from the square near the museum. Felt very tourist oriented.. San Felipe de Neri Church was beautiful. Glad we went, but do...More

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Couldn't believe all the places open on Easter Sunday. We wandered around and found a place to eat and checked out some of the shops. We spent the night and we're going to go back to Old Town the next day but decided to head...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

All the buildings around the original town square (or plaza) are the original structures, but they have been given a cosmetic coating to serve commerce and commerce alone, rather than recreate any idea of the original purposes of the buildings. With the one exception of...More

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Jason P, Owner at Albuquerque Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Old Town Loves and misses you. Please stay in touch with us on all of our social media profiles which are linked in a list, on our official website (that link is in our profile here on tripadvisor). Your next trip to us should be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read about this site in a number of local guide books, and found our way easily. There are a few 'do not miss' sites in the Old Town plaza area. One is the church, dating back to the 1300's - undergoing renovations, but...More

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Old Town Loves and misses you. Please stay in touch with us on all of our social media profiles which are linked in a list, on our official website (that link is in our profile here on tripadvisor). Your next trip to us should be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose to stay away from the stores in the town square as they seem to carry all the same tourist t-shorts,trinkets, earrings and souvenir junk. The side street stores away from the plaza are much more interesting and have unique merchandise that you and your...More

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Jason P, Owner at Albuquerque Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome shops but what’s even more amazing are the shop’s owners!! Everyone is so friendly. You feel as though you have been invited into someone’s home. Really enjoyed my time wandering in and out of the very unique stores and the friendly conversations I had.More

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Jason P, Owner at Albuquerque Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Old Town Loves and misses you. Please stay in touch with us on all of our social media profiles which are linked in a list, on our official website (that link is in our profile here on tripadvisor). Your next trip to us should be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old Town is nice to visit. Lots of shops and even live entertainment the night we were there in the town square. You can certainly see the Spanish influence. Abundance of eating establishments. Easy to walk the entire area. Good place to spend some free...More

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Jason P, Owner at Albuquerque Old Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Old Town Loves and misses you. Please stay in touch with us on all of our social media profiles which are linked in a list, on our official website (that link is in our profile here on tripadvisor). Your next trip to us should be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love all the shops here. Many Native American things to purchase. There are places to eat here as well. If you like to shop, this is the place to be :)More

Thank Beverly S
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Hi I didn’t see any but I’m sure there is, maybe have a trawl thru the internet.
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Limited free street parking or $5 a day. If you visit the Albuquerque Museum parking is free. E
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