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Address: Chinle, AZ
Description: Two adjacent caves hold the largest Indian ruin complex at Canyon de...
Two adjacent caves hold the largest Indian ruin complex at Canyon de Chelly with over 90 rooms.
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Again, this is across the canyon

If you cannot take the trek into the canyon, this site can be observed from the South rim with binoculars or a good camera lens. It is much like the "White House" in that you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Portland
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Portland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

If you cannot take the trek into the canyon, this site can be observed from the South rim with binoculars or a good camera lens. It is much like the "White House" in that you don't get a great look into the ruins. Worth the time to see.

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Jackson, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

After you've seen it, imagine living on the side of a rock. Built around 1300, with no guard rails. Everything from food and water had to be lifted from above. Want to go out? Try climbing up and down. You will be impressed, during the North rim drive of canyon tour.

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85 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is one of the easy sites do go. It is paved and safe. You can have a good look at the ruins, specially if the light is favorable.

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Went for a ride in the late afternoon. Very close to the hotel. this was one of our stops. very impressive! amazing that people actually did live here.

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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132 reviews 132 reviews
55 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We had our lunch at the picnic tables in this area . We gained access on a full day jeep tour of the canyon by Antelope House Tours. We also saw hikers that we're guided in by Navajo guides. Remote scenic and peaceful

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Ridgecrest, California
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60 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Short hike to the overlook, but direct shot across the canyon from this lovely ruin. Canyon tours rarely get this far, would take at least 6-7 hours round trip, so best to take photos from above. Can't get close to it anyway at the bottom.

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Brenda, AZ
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

This ruins was one of my favorites because the scenery near it was so amazing. We had our lunch here and took in the natural beauty and Ron, our guide, was so imformative.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This was the best tour ever! Be sure to go in an enclosed vehicle...much safer on the rough terrain.

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Alpine, California
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63 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Appears to be one of largest ruins in the area. Would have been nice to see up close.

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Avon, Ohio
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1,354 helpful votes 1,354 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

The overlook of Mummy Cave did little to excite us other than the kids liked to story; of course they were disappointed in not actually seeing a mummy.

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