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Taos Pueblo and Taos Mountain
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Of all the things to see and do in Taos, there are certain sites that offer a special glimpse into the history, land, and cultures that make Taos unique. 

It takes time to explore 1000 years of history, but if you want to start at the beginning, Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. The multi-storied adobe dwellings of Taos Pueblo have been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years.

Historic Taos Plaza may have a shorter pedigree than the Pueblo, but it has still been the center of local trade and gossip for centuries. Today, old mercantile stores house galleries, restaurants, and shops, and nearby Kit Carson Road, Bent Street, and Ledoux Street lead to even more historic homes, neighborhoods, and shopping areas.

Other must-see sites include the historic San Francisco de Asis Church in Ranchos de Taos and the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. You’ll remember the heart-stopping views long after your visit to Taos ends.