Visit The Crestone Ziggurat In Colorado For A Unique Experience With Incredible Views

If you have ever visited the tiny yet charming town of Crestone, Colorado, you may have noticed a strange, castle-like dwelling atop a hill. Is it a castle? Why does it look so different from other castles? What is the deal with the winding staircase? Come to find out, it is not a castle, but rather the Crestone Ziggurat, which comes complete with a fascinating history:

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Address: Crestone, CO 81131, USA