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Address: Petora, Jordan, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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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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$48.75*
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Petra by Night Tour Ticket
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$206.25*
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Private Tour: Petra Day Trip from Aqaba
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$312.50*
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Private Tour: Petra Walking Tour to the Monastery with Lunch In Petra from Amman

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A Must See Place

Petra does not disappoint. It's all I dreamed of, and more. Don't miss the monastery. Take the mule ride back if you don't want to walk. I took the mule up and then walked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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adams, NE
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adams, NE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Petra does not disappoint. It's all I dreamed of, and more. Don't miss the monastery. Take the mule ride back if you don't want to walk. I took the mule up and then walked down so I could have time to digest the scenery and take pictures. It's worth every penny. We were with Jordan Select Tours, and they had... More 

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most will rave about how incredible the site at Petra is, and I am no exception. Truly amazing, but don't just stop at the 'Treasury' (that's the building used in Indiana Jones), carry on, and see the rest of this place. There is so much to see beyond the Treasury, and several palaces and tombs that are just as exquisite.... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most spectacular places I've been anywhere. Be sure to walk all the way up to the very top. It's amazing there.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking two miles down a narrow path flanked by walls of sandstone is only a prelude to the first view of the courtyard where the first building appears. It is carved into the sandstone with a full facade of columns , doors , and decorative motifs . From this point it is a path of ancient tombs carved into the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Petra Awesome site, beautiful. Nice lunch outside of main entrance at Sandstone Resturant. Great hospitality from Ashley and our wonderful driver from Amman, Kherry thx for making our stay memorable . Hospitality 120%.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get the 2-day pass so you can explore different trails to different monuments. Get into the Site as as soon as they open to beat the crowds and to enjoy an unhurried walk along the Siq. Awe inspiring colors! While the Treasury (Al-Khazneh) is Petra's best known landmark and is stunning, the challenging hike up over 800 steps to the... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

UNESCO world heritage site Petra a capital city of Nabataean empire is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. Ancient city of Petra as name suggest is a city in itself having the ruins of the engineering masterpiece which will keep you mesmerized. To see around whole city will take 8-9 hrs depending on your ability to walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in Jordan for a business trip in the Dead Sea area and, having few free hours and being close to Petra, I couldn't resist to extend the way to it. Once paid the ticket, about 50 euro (for the tourists), we started our walking through the marvellous canyons, with a large variety of colours from the orange to... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

FYI--- you can buy Jordan visiting tour pass which included your visit (40JD) entrance to Petra (usually 50JD if staying overnight in Petra) and other various attractions. Definitely worth it. We found out at the end of the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found the local beduin at least as interesting as the rock carvings. Lots of camels and donkeys colourfully decked out. People do try to sell their services but are very polite and friendly. The colour and forms in the rock walls are breathtakingly beautiful. A pleasure to visit.

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