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Montezuma Castle National Monument

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Address: 1620 W. Finnie Flats Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
Phone Number: 520-567-3322
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This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a six-story...

This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a six-story dwelling with 45 rooms.

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Day Tour to Sedona Red Rock Country and Native American Ruins from Phoenix

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It was a fun experience. It was his first and my second time going. It is a lovely place. It is worth the drive. There is also Indian fried bread you can get before entering or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a fun experience. It was his first and my second time going. It is a lovely place. It is worth the drive. There is also Indian fried bread you can get before entering or after. It is delicious!

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Farwell, MI, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Short, paved trail. Cool to see, huge bummer you can't get close. If you have a love of history and a good imagination, you can make something out of it. Staff in visitors center were very nice.

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Thank AdamAndAngie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a couple hours exploring Montezuma's Castle this weekend finding it a great way to spend the morning. The hiking is not extensive, and you cannot go up to the monument itself, but the scenery is beautiful and you can get a good view of the main building as well as additional ruins that are part of the complex.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If your heading to sedona might as well stop in all scenic views on your way. Which this in one of them. What you see is what you get but pretty impressive. There's a $10 charge but it allows you to go to the well too. I wish there was more but I still recommended

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Pima, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to Montezuma Castle before but this trip was different. There was a volunteer seated outdoors near the visitor center playing a wooden flute. The pleasant sounds traveled with us as we walked down the canyon and made it even more magical! Despite the fact that it was a hot day, the short loop tour was still pleasant thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on our trip from Sedona to Phoenix. It was good to learn about the ancient cultures and the cliff dwellings. It's definitely worth checking out if you're in the area and have some free time.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although you can't get into the dwellings, the park is laid out to show them to the best advantage. Signage is well done. Easy walk around the area and nice visitor center. Definitely worth the visit, although I have seen cliff dwellings previously, each has been different and the history/culture is part of a long story of native Americans which... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was nice learn about the ancient Sinagua Indian tribe. It does not take a lot of effort to walk thru the park since its not a large site and there are not a lot of things to see. Its a quick trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had never seen cliff dwellings until I visited Montezuma Castle. The area is well-maintained. Easy to walk and view the area. Montezum well is about fifteen minutes from here.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the highlights of touring the Sedona area. The length of hike isn't too bad, but don't mistakenly take the hike to Montezumas Well first or else it is quite a trek, especially in the heat.

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