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Address: 485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
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Ever so worth the visit

I enjoy learning about history, prehistory, Native American cultures, and Spanish culture in the Americas. Well, this is the place to feed those interests. It is beautiful - right... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoy learning about history, prehistory, Native American cultures, and Spanish culture in the Americas. Well, this is the place to feed those interests. It is beautiful - right on the bank of the Rio Grande. Take a guided tour if you can - you will learn so much. It is kind of a spiritual place.

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Logan, New Mexico
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A terrific site, well maintained and a great docent tour. What is amazing is the display of native art (drawings) preserved in the 1930's from a square kiva on site. The murals date back to the 1300's and 1400's. A must see.

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New orleans
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The signage for this site is modest--so be alert. The restoration dates from the 1930s, with a completed kiva that one can climb on to the roof and down the ladder to the interior. The visitor center has a variety of artifacts, including objects from the Spanish explorers. Our guide was excellent, and the staff welcoming. One can see across... More 

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The historical significance of the monument will reveal to the visitor how the indigenous people accepted the Spaniards with the hospitality that was unexpected.Horses and livestock that had never been seen by the Natives.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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332 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This site was an early Kuaua Indian site which has been excavated in the 1930s. The site has been protected and constructed to give you a sense of the original community. There are Kuaua murals which were preserved and you can see. The Kiva has been reconstructed and you can go inside via two ladders as part of a tour... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Coronado Historic Site is informative, but most of what you're looking at are reconstructions. It was enjoyable, save for the staff, who didn't like our walking around outside the tour. The value is really in the historical descriptions.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Good information and tour! The weather started out well the got windy and cold! But views and colors were beautiful!

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Thank Berenice G
Corte Madera, California
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

This historical site is estimated to be from the 1500's. Show how the local tribe survived the heat and weather along side the Real Grand River. Make sure you see the unearthed wall paintings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful history! Great place to see the Rio Grande, and to see how the people of this great land lived.

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Thank Jessica B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The park is free certain days. Good walking trails takes 10 minutes with views of the Rio Grande. Interesting museum with murals and artefacts, and a video tour. Ranger led tour available.

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