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“Worth the climb”

Monastery (Al Dayr)
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$325.00*
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Petra Private Tour from the Dead Sea with Monastery and Lunch
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$48.75*
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Private Petra Walking Tour: Including The Monastery
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

The building is impressive. Add to this the sense of achievement in climbing up there, and the fact of escaping some of the day trippers and you can see why you shouldn't miss this.

Thank TKBashi
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

Don't take the donkey ride. You can walk. Take lots of stops. Haggle. People want your money, unless you are strongwilled, be prepared to spend some. At least buy waters along the way and it is worth it to TALK to the people. Very friendly and you can learn much from listening to them, stop and have tea. Consider it part of the experience. The view is a must-do. Put it on your bucketlist. PS friends took the donkey ride and liked it.

Thank Suepost2Bteaching
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

This ancient monastery is a very difficult long walk but well worth it to experience the monastery and the over view of Petra words cannot describe how one feels

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Reviewed June 10, 2013

Many visitors to Petra don;t make it to the monastery - that's a travesty!! No trip to Petra is complete without a hike to the Monastery, and if you have time sit in the shade and watch the expression on the faces of other visitors as they round the corner and see it for the first time - WOW

1  Thank LincsPauline
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

As far as my experience is concern... offcource view is amazing but I rather feel suicide while going up I was almost dead:(

Thank RumanaRaza
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