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Montezuma Castle National Monument

1620 W. Finnie Flats Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
520-567-3322
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Day Tour to Sedona Red Rock Country and Native...
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Camp Verde
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
Activities: Birdwatching, Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
Activities: Birdwatching, Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a six-story dwelling with 45 rooms.
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Minneapolis
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

There is no end to my fascination about the Ancients. This site is amazing as it looks like a large community built into the wall. It is well worth it, and easy to get to.

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canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

As a winter resident of Phoenix Arizona we quite often have family visit us from Canada. This is a great stop off on the way to Sedona from Phoenix to take guests. I have been to montezumas castle national monument 4 times now and never seem to tire of visiting there. I take my camera and capture the cliff dwellings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

The monument, museum, and staff give a glimpse into the history of an amazing culture. Very informative and beautiful. It is easy to see why people would settle in this place with all the gorgeous sycamores and creek. The engineering feats of this "primative" tribe are amazing. Make sure to also visit Tuzigoot National monument in Cottonwood for even more... More 

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stopped by the castle, the well and the v bar v all on our way back to Phoenix from Sedona. We are so glad we allowed a couple of extra hours for these awesome attractions. The castle is only a short drive off of the freeway, and takes about 30 minutes to walk to it, view it and walk... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I have been here several times but on this trip we took our boys 9 and 7. They have a Jr. Ranger program for the kids to do which makes to pay more attention to what they are looking at. Both my boys really enjoyed seeing the monument. We also drove over to the well during this... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

will only take less than an hour. provides a beautiful glimpse of a segment of native american history from 900 years ago. well preserved and a memorable stop on our way back from sedona to phoenix.

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

If you haven't seen this place, it is a must go! It isn't an all day trip, maybe an hour or so. Really beautiful view of the castle, leaves changing colors and the sound of water running from a nearby stream. Pictures do not do this location justice, we will see it again and take more of our family to... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My sister who can't walk well or far was able to do this one. The castle is quite stunning on the cliff. They haven't allowed people into the cliff dwelling since the 1950's, so it's a view from afar. Very pretty though, and quick to do. Also see the Montezuma Wells while you're there.

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chicago,il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

After parking it was only about a 5 min walk to where the castle was. It was a nice sight and educational experience. There is also a gift shop in case you wanted to buy anything. No more than 30 mins is needed to check it all out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We enjoyed the castle very much, but found a more interesting site nearby about 5 miles north. MONTEZUMA WELL. Check it out! Free, and you won't be disappointed if you enjoyed the castle.

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