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Montezuma Castle National Monument

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Address: 1620 W. Finnie Flats Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
Phone Number: 520-567-3322
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Activities: Birdwatching, Group tours/walking tour
Description: This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a...
This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a six-story dwelling with 45 rooms.
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Saw the castle in the side of the cliff. Viewed the diarama explaining all rooms and uses within the castle. Very nice viewing and easy walking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Saw the castle in the side of the cliff. Viewed the diarama explaining all rooms and uses within the castle. Very nice viewing and easy walking.

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

You won't find a cliff dwelling this well preserved anywhere else in the immediate area. Worth it for the history lesson, the artifacts and at only $5.00 each, we were really glad we made the visit. The photos are a great representation of what you'll see here, but it's worth it to see it in person so you can see... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We stopped at the Monument on our way back from the Grand Canyon to Phoenix. It's not far off the interstate, and the signage is pretty good to get you to the visitor center. After paying a few bucks admission, you're free to explore the indoor exhibit and walk along the nice path down to the monument. It's set up... More 

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Buena Park, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The history and presentation of this state park was awesome @ 5.00 per head it was a great bargain. The personnel were well informed of the history of this amazing place, the picture taking was great. I highly recommend!

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Green Bay
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Beautiful grounds, unusual plants. Great history of Native Americans in this area. A quite, serene place. Much history given inside building.

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Massapequa, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

It's amazing to stop and consider how folks lived a thousand years ago is this fairly stark landscape. They were nomads who built villages into the hillside to return to year after year.

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Harpers Ferry
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

cliff dwellers, an amazing society! very interesting, and easily traversed. Beautiful trail (all paved) great markers, and interesting cultural experience. Will go again, when we have company from back east! Don't miss this wonderful park.

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Vancouver, Washington
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Interesting to see the cliff dwelling but it only takes about 10 minutes since it's a quick stroll to the site and you can't get close to it ... only view it from a distance. Bandolier and Puye cliff dwellings in New Mexico are far more exciting. But if you aren't going to NM, this is worth the visit.

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Berkeley Lake, Ga
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is a must stop on the drive between Sedona and Phoenix. It is a very unique and beautiful site. Going in I was kind of surprised at the $5 per adult fee. After visiting and seeing how well maintained the site was I am glad we made a contribution to preserving this important historical sight. The visitors center is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

Third visit and the ruins it still engulf visitors with its peace, logic and mastery. The creek running by, the mature cottonwoods make it a must see!

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