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High Place of Sacrifice

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Address: Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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You’ll see carved monuments on the sides of mountains and striking views at...

You’ll see carved monuments on the sides of mountains and striking views at this site, but set aside a half day to include the long trip to get there.

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Private Full-Day Trip to Petra from Amman

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magical

magical place. end of the world spot. great pictures from here. solitude location. get in shape and climb.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

magical place. end of the world spot. great pictures from here. solitude location. get in shape and climb.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Striking to see the altar with it's two basins, all carved out of the rock, with the ceremonial channeled drains still in place...

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another amazing site to visit! It is a hike up, not to be done in the middle of day during summer, there is a little place near the top where you can have a little break before carrying on. There was a local lady at the very top that took us around the corner from the Place of a Sacrifice,... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are not too exhausted after climbing all the way then don't miss this place.You will find beautiful view from top.

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

you have to do about 600 steps to reach the high place sacrifice its nice special in the morning avoid mid day will be hot , the view from the top is very nice and when you go down do the another way not the same way of going up

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This hike had incredible artifacts around so many corners that we lost track - from the lion water fountain, to the obelisks, to the incredible vista views - you should make this hike a must on your Petra itinerary. We enjoyed this hike even more than the Monastery, and that was fantastic too, so that's saying a lot. We rode... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

As every place in Petra It is an amazing site As advice , her donkey and get a dozen of water bottle

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Had been here with a group of 50. Since we had people of all ages in the group, we had to start late (by 9AM) and hence had only enought time to get a quick glance at what Petra had to offer. It is magnificient and I plan to make another trip with fewer friends to spend more time here.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

While it was mentioned to go with guide we decided to go on our own. It was worth full trip to high spot with a view of Petra from top. You can take your time about 45 minutes to reach high place of sacrifice and than take the diversion to descent through Wadi faraway. This takes you to the lion... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Right after passing the khaznah to the right, and before reaching the Roman theater start the climb on the left. You should dress accordingly and take breaks a long the way. There are no rails to protect you from falling so be careful. Along the way there is water for sale, and public toilet on the very top. The location... More 

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