Obelisk Tomb
Obelisk Tomb
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nantona
Kazanlak, Bulgaria1,019 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Obelisk Tomb is located at the beginning of the road to the ancient city of the Nabataeans Petra. You pass it on the way to the Siq Pass. The name is derived from the shape of the obelisks above the door of the tomb carved into the rocks.
Written June 5, 2022
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SnowyShasta
Portland, OR2,309 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
This tomb is named for the obelisks that appear carved above it - definitely something unique when visiting Petra, since the other tombs look fairly different. You'll pass it near the entrance to the Siq, in the wider open pathway that leads from the entry gate. In another location it would be a marvel, but it's only one of many carved tombs in Petra. We stopped for a couple minutes to take pictures, but you can't go inside, so there wasn't need to spend any longer seeing it.
Written November 23, 2022
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casualtrotter
Izumisano, Japan32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2016 • Friends
It is a stunning sign of the glory to follow.The color changes with the sun. I enjoyed the wonderful shadows that are created.
Written May 14, 2017
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Diane F
170 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
These tombs were original burial places for high officials. Very striking against the mountain with their pyramid shaped fronts. Red color when the sun is in the right position of the day.
Written November 28, 2019
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Jake23
New Jersey6,837 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
This is another highlight in Petra. It is right at the start of the trail so you can’t really miss it. Absolutely worth seeing.
Written June 28, 2018
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K72
Melbourne, Australia3,063 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Friends
The Obelisk Tomb is not too far into the Petra experience. One of the first things you'll encounter and gives you a taste of what's to come. Grand looking it's worth having a guide to explain the significance if the carving and symbolism.
Written January 16, 2019
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jocelyn198
Cebu City, Philippines659 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2016 • Solo
it just the start to see the view of historical view of many century where this paradize before been created by those humanoid fantastic creation..i was amaze by what to see nest it just so amazing place to walk along the long way down..
Written January 17, 2017
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Kalcy
Sydney, Australia72 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Family
a must watch ... for people who like the architectural marvels! we were pleasantly surprised by the architecture and amazing carvings with Doric columned facade built funerary symbols by the Nabataeans.
Written August 28, 2016
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Breeze
Riffa, Bahrain2,695 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Couples
The Obelisk Tomb is a Nabataean multi story burial complex that was constructed in the first century BC in Petra. It consists of two story tomb carved from the solid rock towered by four obelisks, which is very interesting and should not be missed .
Written March 14, 2022
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Leonhkny
Hong Kong, China19,566 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Among the 500+ tombs in Petra, this one is perhaps the first easily noticeable structure. This relatively intact tomb reflects the mastery of the Nabateans in art and architecture.
Written November 11, 2019
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