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Old Town

Historic Old Town has been the heart of Albuquerque since the city was founded here in 1706. Old Town was the first neighborhood in 1706, when a group of Spanish families settled here, not far from the Rio Grande.

Visit enchanted Old Town Plaza and discover over 100 unique shops, galleries, boutiques and fine restaurants offering spicy local and regional cuisine, all smothered in the old-world charm of historic Albuquerque. Explore museums and enjoy seasonal entertainment from folk art to Flamenco dance to Mariachi music and more.