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Petra By Night

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Planning to visit but with a toddler was going to be hard

Our toddler goes to bed at 7 and we didn’t want to leave him with a nanny so decided to skip the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
State College, Pennsylvania
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Magical....but for the people

This is probably one of the reviews which will make me impopular or thrown off from tripadvisor all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Petra - Wadi Musa 71811, Jordan
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Reviewed today via mobile

The light show is Monday Wednesday and Saturday. The path to the treasury is lit by candles. Then there are lots of candles in front of the treasury. It is normally 8.30 until 10.30 depending how long it takes you to walk back. You are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank P7005VAkarens
Reviewed yesterday

This was a total waste of time and money for us. It seems that most of the local hotels are told to tell you to buy tickets for this event when you check in according to many people we spoke to about this. Don't do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank teresalegg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must if you are going to Petra! you have to hang around for the evening ‘light up Petra’ starts at 8:15 finishes at 10pm.. you have to buy a ticket on the day at the ticket office, but it’s 100% a must...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NFW33
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our toddler goes to bed at 7 and we didn’t want to leave him with a nanny so decided to skip the show. We were also told it was going to be dark to walk all the way and really cold because it is January.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lucyelenapal
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is probably one of the reviews which will make me impopular or thrown off from tripadvisor all together. They have done such a pretty job, lighting the whole Siq-walk with candles, and it would be magical, if this could be enjoyed in silence. However,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roger_NL_1976
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a waste of money. It looks very cool - the place is lit up with 1000's of candles and it's quite atmospheric BUT - there does not seem to be any limit to the number of tickets sold. You can buy tickets from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chris6419
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had seen photos and it looked like an interesting experience even though it is very expensive. You think to yourself, well I will probably never return so you pay the money. Bad move! They packed so many people in- thousands- that you could not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jaynedear5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Petra is once in a lifetime experience but going for Petra By Night will definitely give you goosebumps. A wonderful experience to see the magnificent structure under pitch darkness with the only light coming from small candles lit around. It will definitely take you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bongmonktravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in for a surprise when informed that the Petra by Night had been advanced by a day due to New Year Eve. We rushed to the place on a cold winter night but were not really impressed with what we saw. With crowds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Nalin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an awesome day in Petra, we decided to do Petra by night. We were told to hang back and let the crowd go first to enjoy the walk through SIQ and boy, it was a beautiful clear night with stars lighting up the sky....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 19, 2018|
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Response from ZamanToursJordan | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we operate Petra By Night in October. Each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
July 23, 2018|
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Response from 735PLR | Reviewed this property |
I understood you have to have visited in the daytime in order to acquire a night time ticket. Whether that is the day before I am not sure. The night time visit is not on every night.
July 23, 2018|
Response from S7401PHphilipm | Reviewed this property |
For us it was 8pm. I suspect it would be earlier for your hike as I think they Time it to nightfall.