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High Place of Sacrifice

Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth the climb or the mule ride whichever you choose. My friend is not a walker and struggled yesterday so we took the mule ride up with the most amazing Bedouin guide. The history is mind blowing and the view gives you sights you...More

Thank Laritwoshoes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a must do in Petra. Not for the high place of sacrifice, but for the extended 2-3 hour trail, which has lots of great views and many tombs to see. This is a good morning trail, when there is a lot of...More

Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought the best part was the sites along the trail on the back side. Several facades and excellent rock colors. Very good view down to central Petra from the top. The trail comes to a small saddle between the sacrifice area and the two...More

Thank GGDesMoines
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Interesting to see the area of the sacrifice and the drainage system used for the blood. Nice views. Great hike.

Thank c a
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Glad that we had the energy to manage the steps to see the sacrificial place. Great views from above. If you can only see either this high place or the Monastery, choose the Monastery.

Thank pathwaysVancouver
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Requires a good amount of physical fitness to visit the site, but its all worth. The view of the overall site is best from the high place of sacrifice, which is usually not visited by many travellers. TIP: the horses won't take you till the...More

1  Thank Ankitvag
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This is a place that not many people venture up to. At first the steps are jagged and uneven but soon level out to even steps. Very easy if you don't mind lots of stairs. The view when turning around is totally worth it even...More

Thank Marjorie M
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Again- grab guide book or brochure or you will have no idea what this place is. Try not to skip this since it is on the way....a good stop

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed May 24, 2017

The High Place of Sacrifice is only average - average for Petra, that is. We came in the back way, after coming in an alternate entrance to Petra, one that initially led us to the high view of the Treasury. As far as views of...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed May 19, 2017

one of the place where not so much people go...I love Gardener´s tomb ( if you stop thinking that is used as WC..) this is one of the lovelies place in Petra.

Thank Markéta V
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Response from DavidJoane | Reviewed this property |
The High Place of Sacrifice is in Petra. If you have not done that then do the whole hike starting at the Basin Restaurant then descending into the amphitheater near the Treasury. There is hardly anyone on the route and... More