Santa Fe is a city of southern architecture and Spanish culture, which is located in the highlands above the valley of the Rio Grande del Norte. Located in the State of New Mexico, Santa Fe is an important commercial and industrial area, as well as a famous tourist destination.
Santa Fe is one of the most scenic resort destinations of the country. Being located in highland, the resort attracts tourists from all over the world with numerous historical landmarks and natural...
Numerous architectural monuments of the city are guarded thoroughly. The architectural ensemble is represented by ancient churches and buildings made of adobe bricks, numerous galleries and museums. The main square of the city is the location of exhibitions and sale of paintings and works made by artists from the south-west of the United States. Canyon Road Street accommodates over one hundred exhibitions galleries. Opera Theater is a true cultural heritage of Santa Fe, as well as summer festivals of chamber music and Desert Chorale.
The most interesting museums of the city are Museum of New Mexico; Museum of Indian Culture and Art that exhibits items that throw a light on the culture of Anaga, Pueblo, Navajo; Wheelwright Museum of the American Indians; International Museum of Folk Art and O'Keeffe Museum of Georgia. Santa Fe Cathedral with Capilla de Nuestra Senora Chapel is the main decoration of the old city.
1. Local shops and stores get open not later than 9:30 and serve visitors until at least 17:30. Usual days off are considered to be Saturday and Sunday. Many supermarkets and shopping centers are...
Other attractions that visitors can enjoy are Governors Palace with ornate spiral staircase, Shidoni Foundry Sculpture Garden, and the monastery of Guadalupe. Move to the east from Santa Fe, and you will reach National Forest. Here starts the region that is known as "the land of pueblo" – the place of residence of many ancient tribes. The tribes have left numerous examples of items describing their culture. On the territory of Santa Fe you will find a huge number of historical monuments, which value and importance keep attracting a growing number of tourists to the city.