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Address: Petora, Jordan, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Phone Number: 06-569-6151
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Description: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Petra (ancient capital city of the Nabataean...
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Petra (ancient capital city of the Nabataean people) recently proclaimed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
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Visited Petra January 2013 and would highly recommend anyone nearby to go see this amazing sight. Tips: wear a good pair of walking boots and pay for a tour guide!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Visited Petra January 2013 and would highly recommend anyone nearby to go see this amazing sight. Tips: wear a good pair of walking boots and pay for a tour guide!

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RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Petra is as Amazing as I ever imagined! It was the reason why I choose Jordan as my holiday destination and it was totally worth it! Ideally one should plan to stay at least 2 days in the city. The day pass is 50 JOD and the two day pass (which allows you to exit and enter the site as... More 

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Sanaa, Yemen
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I don't know where to start because this was one of the best things I have ever seen. It's a MUST visit site. You need to read a lot and watch documentaries about it before you go in order to know exactly what you are watching. It's a huge site, so you can't see all of it in one day.... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Its better to start early in the morning like you should be there when they open. When you see the Treasury though the two mountains and started to feel like its amazing. Give at least one day for this site. Don't miss the Petra by night that is a wonderful experience. they lite the candles in front of treasury. We... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This place is just stunning. The site goes on and on and on for ever, yet you never get bored of being there. There is literally so much to see, and the treasury facade, now synonymous with Petra is just the tip of the iceberg. Give yourself at least an entire day to see this place! Words cant describe.

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We got there just around the time they opened and what an AMAZING feeling it was to walk through the narrow road between the two mountain walls. Bring good shoes and a lot of water. Take a donkey when ever you can as its lots of fun and really nice to take a break from all the walking. Dont forget... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My fourth visit - winter, summer, spring… it never gets old. This time I brought my parents - they managed the climb to the Monastery without any difficulty; don't be put off, just go! Be sure to engage with the local Bedouin - the friendliest, most entertaining touts in the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Petra is a city carved into steep rocky slopes and towering cliffs around 2200 years ago by the Nabataeans, a tribe who originated from the Arabian Peninsula and established a successful trading empire in Southern Jordan. The pink colour of the rock, frequently striated with other colours, makes the buildings, stairways, tombs and theatres of Petra all the more impressive.... More 

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Saonara, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Petra is in my top three locations, and no words can describe the amazing magnificence of the place. I strongly suggest at least two days for visiting the site, three or more is better. Just two suggestions: you should follow the Rough Guide itinerary, starting from the High Place of Sacrifice (you can find more info searching on the Rough... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Petra is one of those places you want to go at least once in your life. The government only allows 5000 people per day to enter, so at least it is never too crowded. The prices have steadily increased over the years. The value of a 2 day ticket is much better than a 1 day ticket. If you get... More 

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Address: Petora, Jordan, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Phone Number: 06-569-6151
Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa

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