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Address: Chinle, AZ
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Anastazi ruins located in Canyon de Chelly.

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan W
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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 of the Canyon and is willing to share their stories with visitors. We purchased some... More 

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Thank Susan W
New Mexico
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141 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 of our history. Go here. No foolin'!!

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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, is on ground level and not tucked away halfway up a sheer cliff, hudndreds of... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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

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Cave Creek, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

As we travelled along the canyon floor. Our tour guide pointed out all of the ruins and petroglyphs. It just brings into focus how these people lived and how they made most of protecting their lifestyle. I hope these ruins are well protected for many generations to come.

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Thank artqueen
Henderson, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The trail to the overlook is not difficult but would not be easy for those who cannot trek over lots of rock and rough-hewn steps. The signage needs replacing due to weathering destroying the acrylic covering.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We booked with Antelope House Tours (Adam Teller). This was an all day tour with lunch at the ruins consisting of Fry bread and a bowl of wonderful beans. You can purchase other goodies. Our guide was great, willing to stop whenever we wanted to take pictures & he was full of history & folklore. It started raining a lot... More 

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Bisbee, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I viewed this ruin from above on the South Rim Drive and by Jeep tour through the canyon. I would suggest both because it's amazing to see the remains of such a great society of the past.

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

View during the North rim drive or during your canyon tour. You will need your binoculars to get an up close look at the antelope illustrations on the walls. They are exceptional and must be seen to be appreciated. Don't miss this ruin.

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