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Address: Jerome, AZ
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The town of Jerome is perched on the side of Cleopatra Hill.

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J Hill

The hill with the J on can be seen for miles from Jerome...It is possible to drive around and is a well known landmark which towers over the town.... The hill has little in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2016
Bucketgob
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cleopatra Hill is just above the town of Jerome and has a big white letter J The views are awesome in any direction you look

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The hill with the J on can be seen for miles from Jerome...It is possible to drive around and is a well known landmark which towers over the town.... The hill has little in the way of vegetation but is still worth the visit..

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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

This is the backdrop and locator for the town of Jerome, identified by the big letter J placed high on the hill. The letter is placed on and the town is situated on the east side of Cleopatra Hill. It takes only a few minutes to see Cleopatra Hill, but give yourself at least three hours to take in the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We discovered Jerome entirely by accident. We were staying in Sedona and rode the Verde Canyon Railway. We saw the big J on the hill and asked our train attendant what it was and she filled us in. Interested, we immediately drove up to check it out. This was once a mining town that was abandoned when the mine closed.... More 

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1 Thank Tim B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I didn't actually hike to the top of Cleopatra Hill, but I saw it all day as I walked around in the Jerome area. I could see it really well from the Jerome State Park. Love that J! And I love those houses nestled at the foot of it.

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Cleopatra Hill is instantly recognizable for miles, including from Tuzigoot National Monument about 6 miles (9.7k) away, due to the large white ”J” near its summit for the city, Jerome, that is perched on its steep slopes. Jerome sits on top of what was once the richest copper deposits ever found which were contained within Cleopatra Hill. With the ore... More 

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Thank Steve1362
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Jerome is an unusual town built into he side of this hill. Be sure to drive or hike the narrow, steep winding roads that climb the hill, fascinating place and drive!

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Thank Cherie P
San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Take the scenic drive through Jerome and visit the galleries, shops, wineries and great Restaurants. Be careful because some sections are one way roads. We had a few people that were going the wrong way.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

The town of Jerome is built on Cleopatra Hill. You can, however, take a scenic drive through the rest of the hill. There are some hairpin curves and steep slopes and it is a bit bumpy. The views are simply amazing though!

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Moro, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is a crazy, winding, thrilling drive. Jerome is an unusual town literally built into the side of a steep hill/mountain. The place has character and history. I visited a few years ago with friends and this time I was on a road trip with my son. I wanted him to see Jerome. Unfortunately I didn't take into account that... More 

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