Top Rated Landmarks in New Mexico

The following New Mexico Landmarks have been voted the Top 10 sites in the state by our visitors.

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White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument

New Mexico
This New Mexico site comprises the southern part of a 275 square miles (710 km2) field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. Gypsum is rarely found in the form of sand because it is water-soluble.

Abo Pueblo Ruins

Abo Pueblo Ruins

Abo, Torrance County, New Mexico, 87036
Abo is a pueblo ruin in New Mexico that is preserved in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. There is a trail through the mission ruins, and a 0.5 mile (0.8 km) trail around the unexcavated pueblo ruins.

New Mexico State Capitol

New Mexico State Capitol

Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, 87501
Often called the Roundhouse the New Mexico capitol building is the only round state capitol in the United States. The building was designed to resemble the Zia Sun Symbol when viewed from above.

Old Town Albuquerque

Old Town Albuquerque

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
A popular shopping and tourist destination, Old Town comprises about ten blocks of historic adobe buildings grouped around a central plaza. Many of the buildings are houses that have been converted into restaurants and small art and souvenir shops.

Acoma Pueblo

Acoma Pueblo

Cibola County, New Mexico
Also known as "Sky City", Acoma Pueblo is a American Indian site built on top of a 367-foot (112 m) sandstone mesa. It is regarded as the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States.

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
The Museum houses changing exhibits, a cafe, a gift store, and the Lockheed Martin DynaTheather, a giant screen theater similar to IMAX. Permanent exhibits include a "journey through time", covering the birth of the Universea, a planetarium and two floors

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

Gran Quivira, New Mexico
These austere yet beautiful reminders of this earliest contact between Pueblo Indians and Spanish Colonials consists of the ruins of four mission churches: Quarai, Abó, Gran Quivira and the partially excavated pueblo of Las Humanas.

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