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Palace of the Governors: Tours & Tickets

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105 W Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2014
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to shop directly from the native Americans. I did not see a real price advantage but it did provide a better buying experience because you can chat with the vendors about their craft

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cookiechiv
Reviewed 2 days ago

The palace of the governors was closed for renovations, but what was interesting for me was the American Indians who came there every day to sell their handmade products! They sat there quietly with their beautiful hand made jewelry laid out before them, as hordes...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Anna L
Reviewed 6 days ago

While there are only there for certain period of time, the display of various jewelry is outstanding. While I was not in the buying phase, just looking was fun.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well if you enjoy shopping for earings and trinkets from the ground, I guess this is the place for you. Personally, its not my thing.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Doreen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The locals are selling their wares and there are some artists set up around the Plaza. Appears to be authentic Santa Fe items.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Suezzyq
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we visited there was a Fiesta going on in the square. There were all kinds of flags hanging from the building. Along the sidewalk on blankets were many vendors selling all kinds of jewelry, necklaces,earrings,rings, belt buckles etc. Each vendor had their own style...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank BCR37
Reviewed 11 September 2019

This building sits across the street from the plaza in the center of Old Town. American Indian vendors sell their crafts on the patio.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WiseManTravels
Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately this was closed due to renovations the weekend of Aug 3-4,2019 so we could not go inside. However, we appreciated its history from the outside and thoroughly enjoyed looking at the beautiful jewelry made by Native Americans displayed here for sale. A must see...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tracyt660
Reviewed 24 August 2019

A must-see experience while in Santa Fe. Each visit is a new experience, with dazzling new creations!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank johnaT3503UD
Reviewed 14 August 2019

The best thing about this market is you can meet and converse with the jewelry maker and they don't charge as much as the surrounding shops. I bought a turquoise ring with a matrix stone out of sterling silver for $80, a good price considering...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Marianne T
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Response from Sharon H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but the true Native American vendors are there on weekends. Their work is amazing.
20 February 2018|
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Response from jima800 | Reviewed this property |
Bargaining is a bit of a lost art. Negotiating a price that you are willing to pay and one that the seller is willing to accept needs to be done respectfully. The potential buy never knows for sure what price the seller... More
17 July 2017|
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Daily, they are fully licensed, vetted, true their pueblo, artform and family heritage. Many have inherited their location undervthe portal from their parents and grandparents. This is highly coveted and respected and for... More