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Acoma Pueblo

LOCATION, ETC
193 miles southwest of Taos; Drive time: 3:30 mins.; Elevation: 6,460 ft; Population: 2,802.

HISTORY
Acoma Pueblo is built atop a sheer-walled, 367-foot sandstone bluff in a valley studded with sacred, towering monoliths. Since 1150 A.D., Acoma Pueblo has earned the reputation as the oldest continuously inhabited community in North America.

FAMOUS FOR
The  mesa-top settlement is known worldwide for its unique art and rich culture.  In 1629, construction began on the massive San Esteban del Rey Mission, a Catholic mission. Both the Mission and the Pueblo are Registered National Historical Landmarks.

MUST SEE,  MUST DO
Acoma Pueblo offers a window in time where Native people carry on the customary traditions of their ancestors through Native American pottery-making and tribal celebrations. Educational tours and cultural exhibits   deeper understanding of the Acoma People.

Photo: Acoma artisans are renowned for their pottery.

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Visit the Acoma Pueblo website

Acoma Pueblo

An ancient village atop a 367-foot-high mesa 55 miles west of Albuquerque, Acoma is a National Trust for Historic Preservation-designated site.

Visit the Acoma Pueblo website

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  • Acoma Sky City Cultural Center

    Experience a taste of Acoma culture at the Y'aak’a Café, located within the Sky City Cultural Center.  The cafe offers a diverse menu of Acoma traditional foods prepared by tribal member, Chef Jay. visit site »