Montezuma Castle National Monument is located in a limestone recess high above the flood plain of Beaver Creek in the Verde Valley. This 5-story, 20-room cliff dwelling served as a "high-rise apartment building" for prehistoric Sinaguan Indians more than 600 years ago.

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DesertUSA - Montezuma Castle National Monument
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Montezuma Castle NM
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Montezuma Castle, A Photo Gallery
Sinagua Culture farmers built the five-story, 20 room Montezuma Castle pueblo and a nearby six-story, 45-room pueblo during the 12th century.
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