Albuquerque, the Duke City is the biggest city in New Mexico. It is located on the upper Rio Grande in west central New Mexico. Geographically, the city is split up into four quadrants- Northeast (NE), Southeast (SE), Northwest (NW), and Southwest (SW), thus getting in different flavors for traveler’s experience.
The ABQ is a multi-cultural city, popular for its high-tech research facilities, attractions
like historic Old Town, Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway, spectacular mountain views, a rich and unique heritage, and other great spots. It offers an array of galleries, shopping centers
and funky boutiques, adobe buildings, museums, vibrant entertainment spots, exciting nightlife
and the world’s largest hot air balloon fiesta. The ABQ is a mix of old and modern architectural styles, and exudes southwestern appeal. With 301 days of sunshine every year, the city is a perfect destination for outdoor fun and activities. Take in the scenic glory of the city, sense the diverse cultural heritage, discover the natural diversity, and indulge in recreational activities in Albuquerque. There is never a dull moment in the Duke City, its unique atmosphere and urban vibe is sure to please all ages!
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