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Possibly the best of the Canyon de Chelly ruins

The Antelope House Ruin is so named because of the antelope petroglyphs near it. Despite the... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Mary F
Nice stop on the tour, beautiful ruins.

Great for taking photos. Make sure you get this stop on your tour of the Canyon. I did the 4 hour... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Jennifer K
White Plains, New York
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Anastazi ruins located in Canyon de Chelly.
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

The Antelope House Ruin is so named because of the antelope petroglyphs near it. Despite the fences, you can get fairly close for a good view of the area. there are often Navajos there selling soda and food. When they found out how much I...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Great for taking photos. Make sure you get this stop on your tour of the Canyon. I did the 4 hour tour with Beauty Way and loved every second of it. My parents did it again more recently and are planning a September trip.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed April 9, 2017

We viewed the ruins of this building, which was occupied by a Navajo artist in the early 1800s, from the overlook on the Canyon's north rim. They remind you just what a fantastic place this is. It is a relatively short walk from the parking...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This site can only be visited by taking a tour with a Navajo guide into the canyon. Our guide did an excellent job talking about this building.

Thank shock43
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Stunning example of Chcoan culture. We saw from inside the canyon and from overlook and I recommend doing both. The walk to the overlook is not easy so wear good shoes.

Thank dancK2815VL
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had an opportunity to stop here as part of our Antelope House Tour. This is the family homestead and I cannot imagine the awe of waking up here every day. This family has lived here for generations and is very knowledgable about the history...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Antelope House Ruin takes its name from the many depictions (petroglyphs and pictographs) antelope adorning the steep walls of the canyon overlooking the ruins. Occupied from A.D. 1050-1270, it is one of the ancestral homes of the Hopi. Simply put, it is a dazzling reminder...More

Thank puckerstoppled
Reviewed November 26, 2015

Even though both Canyon de Chelly and Canyon del Muerto literally boast ruins galore,Antelope House ruin is a grat site to visit - with a native guide on a guided tour -since the ruin, in contrast to most of the others in the twin canyons,...More

Thank Esty666
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Ruins close to ground level. You can get close enough to take some really good pictures. With the right guide you'll also get a lesson in echoes.

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Reviewed August 27, 2015

History, history abounds here ... read up on it before visiting: it gives layers and enriches the experience

Thank dalem35
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