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“A pleasant walk filled with history”

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 18, 2013 via mobile

An easy walk to view the dwellings made and lived in during the time frame of 1100-1300. The displays and signs are very informative. A very worthwhile stop to spend an hour or so.

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Reviewed October 18, 2013

What an amazing sight. It was unbelievable listening the great rangers telling us about the history and the people who lived there. The site is only accessible from the really good paved paths but there are lots of places where you can admire and photograph the so well preserved ruin.The washrooms are very good and there is shady picnic area along side the river.

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

The most amazing cliff ruin we saw in our trip to the four-corners area. Beautiful and huge...and so high up the cliff.

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Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is a viewing of history lessons from ages ago. Much different then reading about it in a book. The 12th and 13th century Native American cliff dwellings, surrounded by towering red rock formations were unbelievable. This is a National Monument and hard to believe that people climbed high ladders and lived in the crevices in the rock. They could lift the ladders up if they were in danger. They farmed the land below them. The cliff houses had may rooms and we found it amazing they could be seen as clearly as if people still lived in them.

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

A short drive from Sedona takes you to Montezuma's Castle Native American "ruins." A complete village is carved high up on the face of a stunning white rock face. The dwellings were reached by ladders, allowing all the flat ground to remain available for crops. This is not a tourist attraction so much as a humbling lesson in history, social structure and archeology.

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