Old Santa Fe Trail and South Capitol

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It was along the Old Santa Fe Trail that wagon trains from Missouri rolled into town in the 1820s, forever changing Santa Fe's destiny. This street, off the south corner of the Plaza, is one of Santa Fe's most historic and is dotted with houses, shops, markets and the (relatively modern) state capitol several blocks down.


Barrio de Analco

Along the south bank of the Santa Fe River, the barrio—its name means "District on the Other Side of the…

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Loretto Chapel

A delicate Gothic church modeled after Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, Loretto was built in 1878 by the same French architects and…

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New Mexico State Capitol

The symbol of the Zía Pueblo, which represents the Circle of Life, was the inspiration for the capitol, also known…

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