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Basic intro into Life on a Small Reservation

Our family has had almost no exposure to life on an “American Indian” reservation (called pueblos... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Seattle, Washington
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Nice Pueblo

The Pueblo is interesting to see, not much activity on the day I was there. Also there are shops... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
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San Ildefonso Pueblo, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

While touring this pueblo is rather understated, it was still amazingly meaningful to observe how the ancient Indian traditions of this pueblo have been preserved for hundred of years. All the people were friendly and very appreciative of our visit. Harold, who issued our permits,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank enofile1
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Our family has had almost no exposure to life on an “American Indian” reservation (called pueblos in Northern NM). Some of the villagers make nice pottery. And there was a friendly greeter at the museum/reservation entrance where you pay $20 to enter the reservation. My...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Missed their annual feast day (January 23) this year, but attended on Easter and saw the cloud and basket dances. Still one of my favorite places to watch pueblo dances.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank NativeAngelena
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We came back to San Ildefonso again and find it just as peaceful and open as before. The visitors center is small but well worth a look, with nice artefacts and very helpful staff. We were lucky enough to be able to later visit again...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Zara13
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I have been struggling to write reviews, having refused to do so until Tripadvisor correct two reviews of the wrong building in my home city: how can you rely on reviews on that basis, and after 20 plus notifications. Shameful. Anyway we visited this pueblo...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank 606johnpr
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The visitors center had a sign of be right back. We got there at 12:40 they were not coming back until 2

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We came here because my wife spent a month here with a local family on a student exchange 40 years ago. We arrived at the visitor center and a very nice man told us all sorts of things kind of catching my wife up on...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Craig T
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Pueblo is interesting to see, not much activity on the day I was there. Also there are shops located around the pueblo where you can buy pottery right where it was made. The majority of these shops were closed the day that we visited....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TxBrian
Reviewed 26 July 2017

You will learn lots about Pueblo life by just walking around the grounds. Denise in the front office was most pleasant and gave an overview of what to expect on our walk. The most interesting thing was the cemetery with all the crosses on individual...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Denise S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

One of my favorite pueblos to watch feast day dances. Attended their annual feast day on January 23, 2017. It was another day of nice cool weather, a little breezy & cloudy at times but I prefer this than the sweltering heat of the summer....More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Julia N
29 March 2018|
Response from 606johnpr | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't recall the actual figures, but broadly the range was from too much to way too much! Regards, John Priddle