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Coronado Monument

Bernalillo, NM
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Ranked #3 of 9 attractions in Bernalillo
Description: This site shows visitors what life was like for the native people before Coronado (the Spanish explorer) arrived in 1540.
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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

This place as magical worth the trip and the entrance fee $6 make sure to visit the mirrored room and find out about visiting the KIBA.

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Sarasota, Florida
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We were not expecting much - it was one of the least things to see on our culture pass and we had a day to kill. It was a wonderful surprise. They have some of the original ancient wall paintings on display. You also are able to decend via ladder into the kiva where they were found and see recreations... More

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Yep, when Coronado came through here it was a living breathing Pueblo. Now, the ruins are maintained by the State Parks system and numerous organizations including the University of New Mexico. A very enjoyable and comfortable tour of about an hour of self-guided trails.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

If you're going to Albuquerque and have time to spare, the Coronado Monument is worth a visit. The grounds are well care for and the walking trails are easy and FLAT. My favorite is the restored kiva. I shows a person what it looks like where most non-native Americans are not permitted to enter. The site is about a half... More

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