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Petra World Heritage Site

Petora, Jordan, 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, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved petra . We had a very good visiting petra. The wether was very hot not many tourist beause the wether.

Thank Kaleel M
Reviewed 3 days ago

A fantastic historical experience. Plan several hours and bring plenty of water. Camel ride was a lot of fun too. Fair warning, a lot of Bedoins hawking cheap goods. Practice saying "la shukran", it's Arabic for "no thanks", That being said plan at least an...More

Thank Kevin I
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit to Petra (both from cruise ships) Ideally it would be better to stay overnight in a hotel in the village and start to walk down before the coach parties arrive and when it would be cooler, that way one could...More

Thank SMOGtraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago

We organised a private guide and started off at 7am. It was the best decision we made. The sun was not yet hot, our photos were incredible because there weren't any people around and we were able go by camel ride to explore the Petra...More

Thank CarreraMelbourne
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed overnight at near by campsite, so, we visited Petra twice. Most of people come for a day trip, returning after seeing Treasury where Indiana Jones was filmed, but you must go farther to see the monetary! It is an amazing view!

Thank Masako A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perhaps going during the hottest part of the year is not smart but even still it was worth it. Bring plenty of sunscreen and water and stay hydrated. Each major place (momentary, place of high sacrifice and the tombs plus an extra hike to the...More

Thank Anya Thomen T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Viewing Petra by night is an incredibly moving and surreal experience. Do not worry about being first to walk through the canyon to see the Treasury. Before the site is lit up, there is a ceremony run by locals who still live in the area....More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a bucket list experience. Much more to Petra than what I thought. A very large area with many, many ruins and fascinating sights. The entrance (siq) was the coolest thing as you walked through a narrow canyon to find that it opens up to...More

Thank genep79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In 2012 my husband and I toured Jordan with a most exceptional guide, Omar. We kept in contact over the years, and when I had an opportunity to go back to Jordan in June of 2017 l asked Omar if he would put together a...More

Thank BeverlyHansen_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see!! This place is absolutely amazing. Once you've gone past the first part of the more touristic area keep going past the The Monastery to the top for great views!

Thank Andreas F
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Nitin M
20 July 2017|
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Response from Andreas F | Reviewed this property |
Rent a car! The road from Petra south towards the coast is beautiful, Dead Sea well worth a visit!
12 July 2017|
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Response from Tata . | Reviewed this property |
I went to Jordan from Israel for a 2 day trip (there are other options) but this was very nice, with a tour company called Abraham Tours, look for them in internet, it is better to arrange it in advance because the tours are... More
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Response from VKauf2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of walking (miles) over very uneven walkways including dried river beds with stones, and an old chariot roadway with very uneven stones. I wouldn't take a two year old unless you want to carry him most of the... More