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Montezuma Castle National Monument

1620 W. Finnie Flats Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
520-567-3322
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Camp Verde
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Type: Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
Activities: Birdwatching, Group tours/walking tour
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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Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We stopped here on our way back from the Grand Canyon and it was a nice little visit. My wife and I enjoyed it, however our 15 year old and 10 year old weren't too impressed. Cost was $5.00 16 years old and above.

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blaine, wa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

I think it was a little spendy, but well worth it if you're into this sort of thing. The people working there are super friendly and very knowledgeable. Be sure to wedge your way in to one of the groups that gather around the ranger guy....they have really fascinating stuff to share. The place is kept up really nice and... More

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our visit to Montezuma's Castle. This is a very easy walk with some amazing views! This is a must see while in the area. Very rich in history and really gives you a true idea of how daily life was lived in the past.

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Camp Verde
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Just a pretty place to see, nice stroll past the monument and down to the Verde river. One of the best preserved Native sites in the state.

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Although you can no longer go through the ruin, it is well worth a visit. Be sure to visit Montazuma Well - a division of the monument.

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Camp Verde, Arizona
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Montezuma Castle is a close-up view of how ancient civilization lived in the desert southwest 800 years ago. Nestled among beautiful sycamore trees and beside Beaver Creek. It's a nice stroll around the area while taking in the cave dwellings.

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Camp Verde, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I've been to Montezuma Castle several times, and always see and learn something new and interesting. Close your eyes and put yourself back several hundred years and you can imagine what life must have been like for those locals, and why they picked this particular spot to live. You won't be disappointed, and you will experience a relaxing and informative... More

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Sun City, California, United States
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131 reviews 131 reviews
27 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

A small National Park just off the I-17. You can see in under an hour & is very close to Sedona & Flagstaff. Very well preserved 800 year old, 20-room Limestone Cliff Dwelling. Can only view from the paved walkways. They have tons of info on the Sinagua Indians that lived in the area as well as the rest of... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We have traveled quite a bit in the Southwest and have visited many national monuments and national parks. We particularly love Mesa Verde National Park and have been there twice. If you are as fascinated by ancient Native American ruins as we are, you will be amazed at what you see and learn while at Montezuma's Castle National Monument. This... More

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Langley, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

interesting to see and experience. Great information on the ancient peoples that used to live there. Worth the stop on the way.

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