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Petra World Heritage Site

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Petora, Jordan | Jordan Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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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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Petora, Jordan | Jordan Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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"horse ride"
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"bucket list"
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"two days"
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"day pass"
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"entrance fee"
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"amazing place"
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"walking shoes"
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"high sacrifice"
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"royal tombs"
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"lots of water"
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"rose city"
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"indiana jones"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i admit i was quite ignorant before going there. i didn't know beduins still live in the site. The place is beautiful, but many areas are full of rubbish! Because now almost every beduin lives of tourism it's so easy to get into some scam....More

Thank Matchagio
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Petra far exceeded my expectations. I knew it from the Indiana Jones movie and some limited reading. But I found it to be so much larger than I expected. Yes, there’s the Treasury monument that everyone knows from the movie. But there are 100’s of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Is one of the must seen the country! A place full of history that someone must see! One day is not enough to go around.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Petra is an amazing site. None of the photos do it justice for sheer scale and colour. It's also important to have a guide as some of the sights mean so much more when explained.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I first saw Petra as many people did in Indiana Jones, Temple of Doom and always wanted to see it. I am glad I did because even though it is a hard trek, it's a brilliant place worth any effort put in it. My colleague...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

When i was heading to Petra, i knew only about the most famous temple, so i wsa quite surprised with the extent of the site and all the spot to visit. As well good to plan shoes and water as the site is vast and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Close your eyes as you are about to leave the Siq so that your first view of Petra is even more awe inspiring. Try the acoustics in the various buildings. While there are horses you can rent, walking Petra is the best way to see...More

Thank Margaret W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place.. 2nd wonder of the world... people are nice and is very safe to travel to Jordan.. food is delicious.

Thank maria martha A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A fabulous historical site. If you enjoy trekking there are wonderful hikes inside the Petra complex.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have to admit as a person who loves to travel,I underestimated what Petra could offer me and my friends and were amazed by its beauty. We didn have much time there and didn't thoroughly explored Petra but i will be back. The people were...More

Thank Patricia C
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Response from Whistledown | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any abuse either and used the pony trip 3-4 times. Enjoy your trip.
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Salibu
24 January 2018|
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Response from Eddie O | Reviewed this property |
Walk down from the entrance and take a carriage back
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mmlcoy
17 January 2018|
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Response from Ninakazo | Reviewed this property |
Donkeys, camels and horses are not treated with care. But the responsibility does not only fall within the hands of the locals. It is also the responsibility of tourists to stop engaging in the practice of using animals for... More
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