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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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Petra should be on everyone's bucket list. Arrive early (as early as it opens) to beat the crowds; and if you have the legs try to get as far as the Monastery up the steps at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Gurgaon, India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Wonder of world ... Experience petra by night with thousands of candles .. Petra has unique experience on its own .. Be aware U have to walk a lot ... It's really tiring whole day Petra tour .. However U can hire horse ride , horse cart , donkeys , camels to go till the top monastery .. A one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Petra should be on everyone's bucket list. Arrive early (as early as it opens) to beat the crowds; and if you have the legs try to get as far as the Monastery up the steps at the far end of the site for a well-earned coffee with stunning views. And if you have the time in the afternoon, get out... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit, one of those places you must see. Don't think you can visit for an hour or two you need a day to visit, we were on a cruise & Petra was a trip we chose we were there for about 6 hours & still we could of had more time, our guide was very good very... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

There is no use of coming to Jordan if you don't even visit Petra, It is absolutely stunning, We visited in the first week of April and the weather turned very bad, it was raining a lot, so the ball was not in our court We took 2 horse carriages, it was very expensive, but it was worth it, if... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Wow! I am not easy to be surprised but this place was completely amazing! It is so big and beautiful, i spent one day (i think is enough) and even if the next day i could´t even move cause i walked and hiked so much, it was totally worth it!

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Schijndel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Don't ride the donkeys. They are mistreated. Don't buy from children. They should be in school. You will need at least 4 hours to see it all if you go by foot.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This place is one of the special places that you should see before you die. But remember that it takes three days to see it all. Many tourists just visit the central area and then leaves, but then they vill miss the magic of Petra. Take the small paths to the high places, see it in sunset or sunrise, find... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Oh, Petra... Boy did I ever have an adventure there! To begin with, I would highly recommend at least two days in Petra. The site is HUGE and if you really want to make the most of it, two days is the bare minimum. A one day ticket is 50 JO and it's only 5 JO more to get a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I went with my sister to Petra for three days. On the first day I went to Petra by Night. I loved the candles and the music show at the Treasury. The walk was easy and the weather was cool (mid April) The next day we went to the Monastery. It was 850 stairs steps and it was warm, but... More 

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Grassobbio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Amazing place... All around the place are stone carvings from the stone mountain itself and after the very long stretch at the top of the mountain is another amazing piece of art The Monastery. This is a place that should be visited, it is a place, sights and experience of amazement that would never be forgotten in one's lifetime.

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