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Cliff dwellings, pueblo ruins and pit houses.
Montezuma Castle T-shaped Entrance
Credit: NPS Photo
The t-shaped entrances observed at Montezuma Castle suggest that ideas, in addition to pottery and tools, were traded between the Sinagua culture of the Verde Valley and the Ancestral Pueblo culture of the four-corners region.
Montezuma Castle is the best preserved prehistoric cliff dwelling in North America. This 20-room structure dominates the south-facing limestone cliff above the park visitor center and trails.
Last updated: August 1, 2014