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Address: 3 miles west of Desert View Visitor Center, Desert View Drive (Hwy 64), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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A cultural stop

A ruin of about 800-years old indian village and small museum. Located at desert view drive. Worth to see, trail goes around ruins, takes about 10min walk around.

Reviewed 1 week ago
mmikko
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Joensuu, Finland
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Joensuu, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A ruin of about 800-years old indian village and small museum. Located at desert view drive. Worth to see, trail goes around ruins, takes about 10min walk around.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot to walk and look at some native american ruins. If you are on the way to or from the Watchtower, stop and look. If not, don't make a special trip. Lots of ruins to look at in the area...

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Thank Gail N
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are stopping on the way through from the entrance quite a nice stop for a few minutes. However if like us you make an effort to drive there whilst in the park you will be disappointed. A long way to drive for about a 15/20 min. exhibit.

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Thank Wendy W
Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are lots of places to stop along the South Rim drive at Grand Canyon National Park. This one has Native American ruins. It's interesting to learn how the native people's lived there.

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Thank PJS22182
chicago, il
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The small museum does have some interesting artifacts and it is a quick walk around the Tusayan ruins. Worth a quick trip to see these ruins.

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Thank viv2367b
Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you like historical information about Grand Canyon and the native people, this is a must stop. A short walk around the ruins and a small museum are definitely a good stop

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We got snowed out from hiking and took the day to stop at all of the spots. This was an outside walk around and you see the ruins. Interesting.

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Marshfield, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

There really isn't a whole lot here. I guess that's why it's called 'ruins'. It is nice that there are signs around the area to describe what was once there in each spot and to describe how the natives lived. The museum has some neat artifacts.

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Thank Lisa H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

If you are visiting Grand Canyon park don't miss those ruins! You can see severals inhabitations outside and the muesum show you ceramics and objets from the 11th century! it give you a great idea of how was this territory and who lived here, before it became full with tourists !

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We almost passed this Gem up, but decided to go last minute and we're so glad we did. Small building had a lot of art and cultural items but there was many items to see outside. Very nice exhibit!!

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