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Petra World Heritage Site

Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Type: Ancient Ruins
Description: 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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Once you enter this city, it's a long walk ahead !! watch out from the guys trying to sell you horse ride as they are just trying to rip you money. We had a very nice tour around Petra and saw all the interesting places, it is an interesting city to see knowing how it was build but all the... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I was amazed from the view revealed in front of me and it was a surprise after the long walk, it was like an oasis in the desert. Its difficult to believe that this place exists for so long and it was made long long years ago. Definitely a must while in Jordan. You can try the horse riding but... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Great experience! Beautiful place. Good to go quite early so it's not too hot and not so crowded. Good walking shoes are needed. You can also take horse or donkey to reach Petra faster, but it's great walk with amazing views.

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Aveiro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Petra is absolutely astonishing. Go early in the morning or stay until the sunset to experiment Petra the most... 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. are the peak hours of people and heat... Horse ride is included in the entrance ticket, but the men will ask you for a tip, since they claim the park doesn't pay them, but the company... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

For starters, we walked the entire way. If u want to ride, you can pay to ride a donkey or on a carriage. Don't let anyone tell you no. They will try to convince you to ride a donkey toward the end but its only a few hundred feet. The walk down through the Sikh, the gorge area between the... More

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Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

it is not only rocks,it is a new world over there inside desert.you will pay about 50 dolars but it worths it.it is a little hot at the valley but you can buy some drinks inside the valley ,there are some buffets and restourants too.you will side hazaneh first but after that you must walk more and see king's topms... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

one of the most remarkable places i've visited in the world. Went 6 years ago and still remember every detail.

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Sydney, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We rushed it and idiot in 3 hours and I wish we stayed overnight as there is a lot to see besides the treasury. It is a 3 hour walk and we caught the horse and carriage on the return. Apparently they will be replacing the horse and carriages with golf buggies in the future for the elderly. It's excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We loved the experience, the native of Petra are all very helpful and friendly ! Spend 2 days or more! See in the back of the ticket " you can ask for a free tour "

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Geel, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Petra is an amzing and large area. The antique city is huge and require more than 3 days to explore the main sites... You will be rewarded by amazing views... The feeling of exploration is amazing when you are alone in the desertic area with only amazing old tomb curved in cliffs in front of you... Recommendation Al-Mushlim siq for... More

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