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Montezuma Castle National Monument

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Address: 1620 W. Finnie Flats Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
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+1 520-567-3322
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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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It is not inexpensive to visit ($30 for the family), but it is probably one of the best examples of cliff dwellings in the area. You can't get into the actually buildings, but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Eagan, Minnesota, USA
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Villars-sur-Ollon, Vaud, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This national monument is extremely interesting as it illustrates the life of the native Americans in the since the early 1100's. If passing by well worth the trip.

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Eagan, Minnesota, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is not inexpensive to visit ($30 for the family), but it is probably one of the best examples of cliff dwellings in the area. You can't get into the actually buildings, but the views are incredible, along with a nice small museum/gift shop. Along with this site, see Montezuma's Well, and V-Bar-V for a great day. Finish it off... More 

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On our visit to Castle Montezuma, both myself and my wife were looking forward to exploring the area. We had visited earlier on a trip home from Flagstaff and Williams. We stopped by and decided to come again. Looks like it was a great idea. The area is just really cool in the winter time. Looks like a Sleepy Hollows... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my kids to see what life was like hundreds of years ago. Montezuma's Castle is a National Park located near some of Camp Verde, Arizona's best dining and gambling. Family friendly and and great views.

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Somerset, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While the picture of Montezuma Castle gives the impression of being a building or two in a cliffside, the park does an excellent job of explaining, with signs along the way, the living conditions, farming practices, and community life of the early civilization in Arizona. Even the landscape shrubs and trees are labeled to show their importance and use by... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was an easy stop from Phoenix to Sedona and the Cliff Dwellings were easy to see (closer than others on our trip) and in a beautiful area. There are places to sit along the paved trail and see the sights, the dwellings, the river, a diorama, and learn about the local plants. (Don't brush against the prickly bushes!) Our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This trip took grandboys 14&15. They both enjoyed the experience. Not much to see beyond the rock cliff village. The exhibits are mostly reading and pictures. Not very large room. Yet a great walk and discussion of history and local culture and weather.

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd time seeing Montezuma's Castle, we enjoyed the short hike and views and learning the history of this monument.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on a road trip from Page to Phoenix. It was a quick stop with an easy walk from the VIsitor's Center (your admission ticket also gets you into Tuzigoot, but we weren't able to go there). There is a picturesque cliff dwelling in the rocks. This is worth a quick stop if you're in the area. Our... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

+Kind of neat +Gift Shops and Visitors Center +Excellent staff who were very helpful and friendly. -You can't go in the castle. For obvious reasons, but, boo. -$10 to get in. For a 10 minute walk. -There's really not much here. We may have missed something, but this just really didn't seem worth the time and money. It's definitely interesting,... More 

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