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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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WOW! History in front of you

Petra is a marvel. You step back in history when you get off of your horse. If you plan to visit make sure you are up for lots of walking and take a bottle of water with you. If... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Petra is a marvel. You step back in history when you get off of your horse. If you plan to visit make sure you are up for lots of walking and take a bottle of water with you. If you have a driver, ask to go to the original entrance to Petra and visit the shops set up there. If... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This site is simply amazing! I ended up with neck ache from looking up. it's definitely worth visiting and i'd say even more than once. make sure you foresee lots of water and sun lotion. i would definitely also recommend good shoes, as i saw certain visitors that probably ended up with blisters and aching feet. I would not recommend... More 

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Reston VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Yes there people trying to sell you donkey rides. Just say no. They are usually polite. But the site is amazing. Summer heat is brutal. It is 104 degrees today. So drink lots of water and take it slow. To see the Monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice require climbs of 800 and 600 steps straight uphill respectively. Not... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Petra is a spectacular city, built by the Nabataeans over two thousand years ago, they were especially unique civilization and carved out a kingdom in the region not through the sword but through trade and politics. Positives/Highlights: looking up seeing the treasury for the first time, Petra by night, Jabal Haroun. Negatives/avoid: the summer months it get REALLY hot. Prices... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

You walk down this narrow canyon, wondering what the hell you're getting into. The walk itself is a stunner with the various colors of stone leaving you wonder just where exactly are you. Then you see the Treasury, suddenly, loom over you, and you realise, okay, this is why I came to Jordan.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

An amazing place, a must on any wish list .you can spend hours just taking in the wonderful sites. There was far more than I was able to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Just simply amazing - its such a great place that everyone (or maybe not crowds will destroy the charm) place. So much to see especially if you go off trail

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Oslo, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Bring passport and sleep 1 night in Jordan before visiting the ancient city of Petra. If you dont you will have to pay almost double entrance fee of 90 JD instead of 50 JD. In line before us at the ticket office was a woman with passport that had arrived the same day in Jordan, she had to pay 90.... More 

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Balzan, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This world heritage site offers a spectacular opportunity to anyone visiting! Although I had seen many photos and images of this site, but the being there experience can never be matched by recorded images. Make sure to take protection from the sun as this reflects on all surfaces from all directions. Also make sure that you go there with a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Petra is an amazing architectural site! Due to the unrest in the ME, the place has relatively few tourists, so you can take pictures without throngs of people in front of the monuments. Do visit the Monastery of Ste. Catherine - it is a hike, or a mule ride, but well worth the visit. Get your inner Indiana Jones on... More 

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Address: 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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