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Address: Chinle, AZ
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Anastazi ruins located in Canyon de Chelly.

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It is part of the tour

This site can only be visited by taking a tour with a Navajo guide into the canyon. Our guide did an excellent job talking about this building.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
shock43
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This site can only be visited by taking a tour with a Navajo guide into the canyon. Our guide did an excellent job talking about this building.

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Pembroke, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stunning example of Chcoan culture. We saw from inside the canyon and from overlook and I recommend doing both. The walk to the overlook is not easy so wear good shoes.

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We had an opportunity to stop here as part of our Antelope House Tour. This is the family homestead and I cannot imagine the awe of waking up here every day. This family has lived here for generations and is very knowledgable about the history of the Canyon and is willing to share their stories with visitors. We purchased some... More 

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Thank Susan W
New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Antelope House Ruin takes its name from the many depictions (petroglyphs and pictographs) antelope adorning the steep walls of the canyon overlooking the ruins. Occupied from A.D. 1050-1270, it is one of the ancestral homes of the Hopi. Simply put, it is a dazzling reminder of our history. Go here. No foolin'!!

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Even though both Canyon de Chelly and Canyon del Muerto literally boast ruins galore,Antelope House ruin is a grat site to visit - with a native guide on a guided tour -since the ruin, in contrast to most of the others in the twin canyons, is on ground level and not tucked away halfway up a sheer cliff, hudndreds of... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Ruins close to ground level. You can get close enough to take some really good pictures. With the right guide you'll also get a lesson in echoes.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

History, history abounds here ... read up on it before visiting: it gives layers and enriches the experience

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Cave Creek, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

As we travelled along the canyon floor. Our tour guide pointed out all of the ruins and petroglyphs. It just brings into focus how these people lived and how they made most of protecting their lifestyle. I hope these ruins are well protected for many generations to come.

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Henderson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

The trail to the overlook is not difficult but would not be easy for those who cannot trek over lots of rock and rough-hewn steps. The signage needs replacing due to weathering destroying the acrylic covering.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

We booked with Antelope House Tours (Adam Teller). This was an all day tour with lunch at the ruins consisting of Fry bread and a bowl of wonderful beans. You can purchase other goodies. Our guide was great, willing to stop whenever we wanted to take pictures & he was full of history & folklore. It started raining a lot... More 

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