モンテズマキャッスル国定公園

Montezuma Castle    In essence, Montezuma Castle is a twenty-room high-rise apartment building inhabited 1,000 years ago by the Sinagua people, who were part of the Anasazi (or Ancient Pueblo Peoples) group. It isn’t really a castle and it has nothing to do with the great Aztec king Montezuma. These ruins were discovered by Europeans in the 1860s, and they chose the name in error, thinking the ruins had something to do with the Aztec Empire in Mexico.

Montezuma Castle In essence, Montezuma Castle is a twenty-room high-rise apartment building inhabited 1,000 years ago by the Sinagua people, who were part of the Anasazi (or Ancient Pueblo Peoples) group. It isn’t really a castle and it has nothing to do with the great Aztec king Montezuma. These ruins were discovered by Europeans in the 1860s, and they chose the name in error, thinking the ruins had something to do with the Aztec Empire in Mexico.

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Arizona, USA

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Montezuma Castle is one of a number of well-preserved ancient dwellings in north central Arizona, including the Wupatki, Tonto, Walnut Canyon, and Tuzigoot national monuments. It is probably the most spectacular; an imposing 20 room, 5-story structure built into a recess in a white limestone cliff about 70 feet above the ground.

Montezuma Castle is one of a number of well-preserved ancient dwellings in north central Arizona, including the Wupatki, Tonto, Walnut Canyon, and Tuzigoot national monuments. It is probably the most spectacular; an imposing 20 room, 5-story structure built into a recess in a white limestone cliff about 70 feet above the ground.

Montezuma Castle National Monument = Spectacular, 5-story cliff dwelling built by the Sinagua Indians around the 14th century. National monument also includes Montezuma Well, a flooded limestone sinkhole

Montezuma Castle National Monument = Spectacular, 5-story cliff dwelling built by the Sinagua Indians around the 14th century. National monument also includes Montezuma Well, a flooded limestone sinkhole

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Montezuma Castle National Monument

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Southern Arizona Loop, PhoenixLaura Kidder, editorial director of Rand McNally, is especially fond of desert drives. “Because I grew up in New England, the West fascinates me. It’s so totally different from everything that I knew growing up,” she says. The Southern Arizona Loop starts just outside of Tucson, and if you do the entire drive it’s 900 miles. But, Kidder says, “You can probably segment it as well.” One section, starting outside of Phoenix and heading to Camp Verde, is about 90…

Southern Arizona Loop, PhoenixLaura Kidder, editorial director of Rand McNally, is especially fond of desert drives. “Because I grew up in New England, the West fascinates me. It’s so totally different from everything that I knew growing up,” she says. The Southern Arizona Loop starts just outside of Tucson, and if you do the entire drive it’s 900 miles. But, Kidder says, “You can probably segment it as well.” One section, starting outside of Phoenix and heading to Camp Verde, is about 90…

Montezuma Castle National Monument (Camp Verde, AZ): Top Tips Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

Montezuma Castle National Monument (Camp Verde, AZ): Top Tips Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

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