If you really want to know what Albuquerque is all about, then spend a day (or at least a few hours) exploring Old Town Albuquerque. Not only will you discover the rich history of this amazing city and the people who inhabited this land for thousands of years, but you’ll have a great time shopping and dining in the many restaurants and stores here. There’s truly something for everyone in Old Town Albuquerque.
Ever since 1706 when Albuquerque was founded by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdez, Old Town has been the focal point of the community. Many historic building still surround the central plaza. The oldest building in the city is the San Felipe de Neri Church, built in 1793. Many of the buildings that were once shops and homes have been converted into restaurants, shops, and art galleries. Despite the change in purpose, Old Town Albuquerque still retains the look it had all those years ago with its Pueblo-Spanish style architecture.
If you want to visit Old Town Albuquerque, here are a few places to visit that will capture your interest.
- Abq Bio Park – Aquarium, Botanic Gardens, Zoo
- Albuquerque Museum Of Art & History
- Chapel Of Our Lady Of Guadalupe
- Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
- Genuine Southwest Art & Gifts
- La Casita De Kaleidoscopes
- Mama’s Minerals
- Aceves Old Town Basket & Rug Shop
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