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Albuquerque Old Town, Albuquerque

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Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
Take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town, the city's historical district, which dates back to the Spanish founding of Albuquerque in 1706. The plaza is the focal point and the location of the San Felipe de Neri Church, built in 1793. Pop into one of the shops selling traditional Southwest crafts, art, and other items. You can treat yourself to ice cream on a shaded, wrought-iron bench or dive into the area's famed Mexican cuisine for something more substantial. To learn more about the rich history of the area, take a guided walking tour. Put Albuquerque Old Town into our Albuquerque trip itinerary builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Albuquerque.
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  • What's not to love? Albuquerque has totally exceeded my expectations. Before coming here I thought it was just another town but this place provides a mix of culture, exoticness and sunshine. This old....  more »
  • If you don't do much on your visit, please take some time to stroll around the Old City -- ANY time of day -- morning, afternoon or evening, are ALL good times of day. We did all 3! And if you're...  more »

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