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“Siq” 5 of 5 stars
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Siq
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The main entrance into Petra is this narrow gorge bordered by cliffs over 300 feet high.
Scottsdale, Arizona
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“Siq”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

An incredible experience. Go ready to do battle with the vendors, however. I have experienced them all over the world but no where as persistent as here.

However, if you are just as merciless as they are, you can get amazing bargains. Wish I could go back and do some of my Christmas shopping there : )

Be aware that the short ride in or out on a horse or donkey is included with your admission; only a small tip is expected. If you can, it's much better to walk.

If you can't the bumpy carriage for about $30 US was considered very worth the cost to those in our group that could get there no other way.

I loved the camels but didn't ride one. Disliked having a 5 year old sent out to barter with me. Overall, beautiful and a place like nowhere else. But exhausting in every way.

Visited October 2013
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“The Siq”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

About a 2 kilometer walk in. The colours of the cliffs are very striking. It becomes quite narrow. Look for the irrigation channels dug into the cliffs.

Visited October 2013
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“A wonderful approach to the Treasury.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Much longer than I had imagined. Wonderful colours in the rocks and amazing rock formations. The first view of the Treasury is magical.

Visited October 2013
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Madrid, Spain
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“The corridor to unveil the Treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Full of mystery at night and a great way until the Treasure appears. Don't rush and enjoy every step watching carefully to the walls and their colours.

Visited August 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“Nice tunnel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Petra without the Siq is like water without a glass. The cool walk through the siq is an enjoyable experience.

Visited October 2013
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