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"Wupatki - Unexcavated Rooms" Top 5 Page for this destination Wupatki National Monument Things to Do Tip by Basaic

Wupatki National Monument Things to Do: 79 reviews and 235 photos

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by Basaic

Because this area is still considered sacred to both the Navajo and Hopi Tribes, they were heavily involved in the research and preservation of this site. Artifacts found in this part of the ruins indicated this may have been a burial chanber. In order to pay proper respect to those possibly buried here and out of respect for the Navajo and Hopi Tribes, this area was left unexcavated. It is very important when doing research or merely being a tourist to pay close attention to, and respect, local customs and beliefs.

Address: 6400 N. Hwy 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Directions: A short distance off US Highway 89 near Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument and Flagstaff
Phone: (928) 679-2365

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  • Written Nov 11, 2008
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