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Agua Fria National Monument

Agua Fria National Monument
Cleator, Yavapai County, Arizona
Created by Presidential proclamation on January 11, 2000, the 71,100 acre (288 km2) monument has over 450 distinct Native American structures, some of large pueblos containing more than 100 rooms each.

Arizona State Capitol

Arizona State Capitol
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, 85007
The design of the Capitol is optimized for the desert climate of Arizona. The thick masonry walls insulate the interior, while skylights and round "bullseye" clerestory windows let heat out.

Biosphere 2

Biosphere 2
Oracle, Pinal County, Arizona, 85739
Biosphere 2 is an Earth systems science research facility. Its mission is to serve as a center for research, outreach, teaching, and lifelong learning about Earth, its living systems, and its place in the universe.

Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Chinle, Apache County, Arizona
The monument covers 131 square miles (339 km2) and encompasses the floors and rims of the three major canyons: de Chelly, del Muerto, and Monument. These canyons were cut by streams with headwaters in the Chuska mountains.

Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park
Arizona
The Grand Canyon was created by the Colorado River cutting a channel into the surrounding plateau over a period of about 6 million years.

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam
Mohave County, Arizona
Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936.

Lowell Observatory

Lowell Observatory
Flagstaff, Coconino County, Arizona, 86001
Lowell Observatory is among the oldest observatories in the United States. It was founded in 1894 by astronomer Percival Lowell, and the Observatory's original 24-inch (0.61 m) Alvan Clark Telescope is still in use today for public education.

Painted Desert

Painted Desert
Arizona
Painted Desert is the name for a broad area of colorful badlands located in Northern Arizona in the United States.

Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park
Arizona
The Petrified Forest features one of the world's largest and most colorful concentrations of petrified wood. The park covers 218,533 acres (341.5 sq mi / 885 km2).

Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park
Arizona
The park was established as Saguaro National Monument on March 1, 1933 and changed to a national park on October 14, 1994. The total area of Saguaro National Park in 2002 was 143 square miles (370 km2) of which 111 square miles.

University of Phoenix Stadium

University of Phoenix Stadium
Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona, 85305
University of Phoenix Stadium is a multipurpose stadium, Its primary tenants are the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL and the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. It was the location for Superbowl XLII.

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Top 10 Most Popular Arizona Landmarks

  1. Painted Desert
  2. Petrified Forest National Park
  3. Grand Canyon National Park
  4. Agua Fria National Monument
  5. Hoover Dam
  6. Biosphere 2
  7. Canyon de Chelly National Monument
  8. Lowell Observatory
  9. Saguaro National Park
  10. Arizona State Capitol

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