Built by the Spanish conquerors in the 1600s, this building is now on the list of American Treasures and is a Registered ... More
Palace of the Governors
Built by the Spanish conquerors in the 1600s, this building is now on the list of American Treasures and is a Registered National Historic Landmark. It houses the most extensive museum collection, spanning the history of Santa Fe and the Southwest. Native Americans ply their arts and crafts outside the building facing the central Plaza, just as they have for over 400 years. Jewelry, pottery, kachinas and more are spread out on blankets for you to admire and purchase. This is wholesale shopping at its best, so be sure to check it out.
It get crowded..but everyone is so nice. They have some really original art work and jewlery there. I bought a torquiose bracelet and it is beautiful. The craftmanship is excellent. I would go back and shop some more. Its a great place to take the entire family. I may be going for spring break!!
Since the 1880s, people have been riding the railway between Santa Fe and Lamy. The was a point when this
was the primary means of transportation between the two towns. Now, however, the daily trips have become a popular ...
Built in 1966, this government center is shaped like the Zia symbol, and is known as the Round House. The
four story building houses government offices and the state House and Senate chambers. From the ground floor, you can ...
Archbishop Lamy commissioned this French Romanesque cathedral in 1869, and it took more than 15 years to complete. It is
still maintained by the archdiocese of Santa Fe. This long standing landmark houses many religious relics, including the chalice ...