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Address: Petora, Jordan, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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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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Visit at the right time and you can enjoy this world-wonder without any crowds/

We stayed two nights at the Movenpick Hotel, which is right by the entrance and I strongly recommend it. This allowed us to go into Petra four times (on a 3-day pass, which costs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We stayed two nights at the Movenpick Hotel, which is right by the entrance and I strongly recommend it. This allowed us to go into Petra four times (on a 3-day pass, which costs little more than a single-day pass). It is best to go in first thing in the morning and late afternoon - you get the best light... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One of the highlights of my life - although with painful memories. I took a taxi for a one day visit to Petra, but although I read some travel advice, none of it told me that once inside you can commute by donkey, camel or horse carriage. As I did not bring a lot of money, I walked both ways... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Simply amazing. Well worth going to Jordn just to see this. My third time (first with my family and not been there for 20 years), but never fails to amaze. The whole family were stunned.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Petra is Jordan's crown jewel and well worth the visit. Plus, with the heat, we felt like we often had the site to ourselves.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The place is out of this world, I have never seen anything like this, Ticket to enter the main attraction is very high and no quality service, Donkey and Horse dung smell is very strong

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This one place I would recommend if it is your first time in Jordan. The place is huge and requires a lot of walking. It is safe and clean and must see wonders of the world! If you cannot walk very far, you can ride on a chariot to go to the National Treasury. From there, you can transfer to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Petra is also known as the Rose City. The nickname is well earned. The beautiful paths through the rock formations are various shades of red and pink. It is a little over a mile to walk from the entrance to the Treasury building area. There is a small stand where you can buy snacks and drinks there. Further in, there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I have been there with my family and I like it it is much walk but it is very good I like to use the hours there and the people there was so friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It is the must good nice when you go there It is the must good nice when you go there It is the must good nice when you go there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

its 3 hours drive from amman on the modern desert highway and 5 hours drive on the more scenic kings highway. take at least 1 full day to do this, so do get up early and don't miss out the marvellous mountain scenes. beware of the kids if they offer you to take a picture with them, you gotta tip... More 

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