Taos Pubelo

For nearly 1,000 years the mud-and -straw adobe walls of Taos Pueblo have sheltered Tiwa-speaking Native Americans. A United Nations World Heritage Site, this is the largest multistory pueblo structure in the United States. The buildings dates from about 10000 to 1450. Today the pueblo appears much as it did when the first Spanish explorers arrived in New Mexico in 1540. The public can view the main buildings and a few small buildings, the rest of the large pubelo is private living locations for the Indians. Cameras can be used (fee of $10 per camera) in the general area but not in the private areas or during ceremonies. Strict rules apply to the Indians and visitors. Taste the Indian bread, offered in several buildings, it taste great.



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