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Montezuma Castle National Monument
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Owner description: This stone castle built into a shallow cave on a cliff was once a six-story dwelling with 45 rooms.
Reviewed October 15, 2012

This is a neat place to visit. Easy access from the interstate near Sedona. A nice visitor center greets you. A National Park. You can get a real close up view of the ruins, amazing. This site was used in one film - Flaming Feathers with Sterling Hayden.

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

A part of a generation who grew up with formal little education about the native people of North America, we continue to be amazed by the level of civilization that had been attained over 1000 years ago. Who were these people? Why did they leave this place? And where did they go? These questions become more fascinating the more of these sites we visit. Montezuma's Castle is an amazingly well preserved cliff dwelling that shows evidence of sophisticated construction techniques (lintels, support pillars, etc). It's a lot smaller than Mesa Verde, but you can get a lot closer to it.

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Reviewed October 11, 2012

This site is administered by the National Park Service. Some of the most amazing native American Ruins we've found. Amazing when you consider ancient people without much to work with could pull these structures off. Very informative signs and exhibits along the 1/3 mile trail.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

This was definitely worth a detour in route from Phoenix to Flagstaff. The park was easy to find with good signage and only cost $5 a person. The quick walk to the ruins is easy and gave us an opportunity to stretch our legs. Once we started reading about the ruins we were like everyone around us and just dumbstruck that Native Americans had the ingenuity and fortitude to build their homes in the cliffs. Pictures do no justice-must see in person to appreciate.

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

We loved it! It doesn't take long to visit this monument, because the "castle" (cliff dwelling) up on the side of the cliff is about all there is to see at this National Monument. However, it is beautiful, visually stunning and amazing. It is truly worth the stop, not too far off the highway. It is an incredible piece of architecture, and to think of the manual labor required to build it so many years ago. Wow. If you are anywhere in the area, stop and see Montezuma Castle!

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