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Address: Petora, Jordan, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Phone Number: +962 6 569 6151
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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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Petra by Night Tour Ticket
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Private Tour: Petra Day Trip from Aqaba
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Private Tour: Petra Walking Tour to the Monastery with Lunch In Petra from Amman

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One of our best trips ever!

We were lucky enough to have the site to ourselves. It was cold and 6:30 am when we started. We only saw a few people for the first few hours and after almost 6 hours of touring... read more

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Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were lucky enough to have the site to ourselves. It was cold and 6:30 am when we started. We only saw a few people for the first few hours and after almost 6 hours of touring, the crowds were pouring in. My advice is get up early and enjoy your day.

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Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have to admit it was a pretty long hike but very easy! Little dusty here and there, but it was an absolute bliss! I would do it again tomorrow :)

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Thank Isis30Ca
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great for pictures . If you love rocks , this is a place to be . Just ignored the vendors . Now by night it is a different story . The ticket to get in is $25.00 US . They call it " Petra by Candle lights " . The program is short not the 2 hrs , some flute... More 

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Thank edsherk
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is amazing but it is wise to book a good guide. There is a lot to see. The entrance us not cheap so make it worth it. And visit Petra at night. That is a must!!!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

1. Avoid donkey/horse/camel rides - they are not needed and it just leaves excrement all over the place. The way in is all downhill. If you want a horse ride back it should only cost $5 USD for two horses. Make sure they know this is all you will give them before you get on. 2. Buy the "Petra Guide"... More 

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Lahad Datu, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Petra lies approximately 280km south of Amman. It's a journey through some of the 80% semi arid desert found in Jordan. Reaching the world heritage site after a 2 hours bus journey by bus is exhausting. The day time temperature is manageable at 18 degree with warm sunlight. From the bus deport you need to go on foot mostly downhill... More 

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Thank Hee Ting T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such an amazing and beautiful place. Lots of walking. Options to take donkey rides, horse rides and camel rides. We took them all. Do not listen to men who tell you they can show you petra in an hour and half by horse. They use dangerous routes to get you around. Up sides of hills, etc. Also, skip the camel... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spend a lovely time here for 3 days. Hiked up to Monastery and the High Place of Sacrifice. Worth it. I talked to another person and he said the view from the Crusaders Fort is the best. Bedouins made my last day there stressful and upsetting; hired out a carriage since my travel buddy could not walk the length of... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is one of the new world wonders, one of the places that you need to visit in your life ( if you can ) i feel lucky to be Jordanian and i can be there in few hours any time. the please need more organizing but its still amazing,

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely must do. The complete travel through the Siq till the treasury is breathtaking and eye opening.

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