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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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As we walked into Petra past the first of the horses and donkeys which were offed to us to ride our only experience were of pictures we had seen on TV and in the guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

As we walked into Petra past the first of the horses and donkeys which were offed to us to ride our only experience were of pictures we had seen on TV and in the guide books. After about half an hour when you suddenly spy the Treasury through the narrow entrance you are not prepared for the wonder that opens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

What an amazing place. It's beautiful, ancient, interesting and fun. Not to be missed. Recommend hiring a guide at the entrance for the full experience.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Petra is a historical and archaeological city famous for its rock-cut architecture.The city was actually carved in the mountain. There is also a lot of caves which were used as tombs in the mountain. It was the capital of the Nabataeans and is the most visited tourist attraction in Jordan. Parts of the rocks is rose in color hence the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The site is spectacular, with many nooks and crannies to explore, a lot of good hiking and tasty coffee and tea to stop for. There are many hawkers, as well as many offers to ride a donkey or a camel, but we've seen worse in other parts of the world. The views of the desert and the tombs are amazing.

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Lipany, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The site itself is wonderful, no doubt about it. Worth to spend 2 days exploring it. If you dont mind walking cca 6-8 hours a day, you can enjoy it on your feet. Unfortunately, the government policy to rip tourists is way too unreasonable... Sorry, but difference in ticket price between domestic visitors (cca 1,5 Eur) and foreign tourist is... More 

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Bombay,India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Just what i came for to Jordan and more. A heritage site, so well preserved and yet accessible. I took the Petra by night tour and was taken back into another time in history. Thank you Jordan Tours for suggesting it. Unforgettable visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This site is simply Awesome. If your thinking of going- GO. There is a lot written about this place so i wont re write it. Great for exploring and walking and learning. Make sure you go on the two longest trails, especially the Monastery. Its like the treasury, but quieter. Go Early in the morning- quieter, cooler and better sun... More 

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Shelby, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We went with friends and enjoyed the history of the area and being able to hike to all the locations within Petra. At the end of the day we were tired and took the camels back to the entrance which was a nice experience. I would highly recommend taking the time to visit if you are in Jordan. Visitors Pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

A must see. One of the greatest cultural world heritage sites in the world. Crowds of people but it is possible to escape. Very cold when we were there in April so take warm cloths. Don't get the so called free horses as they are not free, just walk. We spent 2 days and saw most of the sites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I visited here on a very busy day trip from Tel Aviv. The flight left Tel Aviv Sde Dov at 6.40am with Arkia, arrived at Eilat less than an hour later. A bus took us to the border in Jordan, where after formalities and border fees were paid, we set off on a 2 hour journey up to Petra. Our... More 

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