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Experience the City Different: History

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From the Palace of the Governors, the oldest continuously inhabited government building in the United States, to the San Miguel Chapel, the oldest church in the United States, the sense of history is palpable and ever-present in Santa Fe—a city first inhabited thirteen years before Plymouth Colony was founded. In Santa Fe, previous generations speak from every church, building, and the very landscape that surrounds "The City Different.”
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401 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Santa Fe’s long history is embodied in the San Miguel Chapel, the oldest working church in the continental United States. The chapel, built by Tiaxcala Indians under the direction of Franciscan friars, was first erected in 1680 and the present...
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105 W Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
The entire north side of Santa Fe's downtown plaza is taken up by the 1610 Palace of the Governors, the oldest continually occupied public building in the United States. Its front adobe facade is completely shaded, and in this "portal," the Native...
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710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA
Did you know… turquoise is created by the pressure of millennia on copper, aluminum, and iron deposited by rain where water is scarce? The more copper, the bluer the stone. Turquoise, Water, Sky tells the story of turquoise, how it is formed,...
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107 W Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
A handsome pueblo revival adobe building with a peaceful garden and courtyard, the New Mexico Museum of Art mounts small, rotating exhibits from its impressive 20,000-piece permanent collection. It includes well-known artists like...
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108 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
There is so much art to see in Santa Fe, it's endless. Along with artisan markets, small galleries, the Georgia O'Keeffe museum and numerous small shops, we visited the MOCNA. It's a museum that is connected to the Institute of American Indian...