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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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All reviews wadi farasa worth the climb garden tomb great hike lion monument long climb views are amazing well worth the effort main trail take your time petra site two days steps route valley platform backside
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When Petra has so many amazing things to see, the effort involved in walking up to the High Place of Sacrifice is not in my honest opinion worth the effort. It's tough on the legs and anyone suffering ill health should not do it. There's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martyncymro
Reviewed yesterday

The walk up wasn't too bad- over 600 steps, a bit tricky in some parts. It's badly signed so we almost didn't see the place of sacrifice....luckily a crazy Bedouin woman rushed out screaming at us to go up, go up! We got there after...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing views from the top; if you have vertigo, probably not a good idea to go because there are places with no railings/handrails and steep drops and rocks are big

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank osheabob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there before sunset - where you get a good view and superb light / pictures from Wadi Musa. Hidden path (on maps.me you find it - but they have taken down the road sign) from the HighPlaceOfSacrifice to The Treasury from Above -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nadiniii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful trails. you need about 2 hours from the main trail to go there but it worths not only for the High place of Sacrifice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ArtisVentus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

happy, that there was not so many tourists in this trail. very good views to Petra, good hike. we hiked aprox 3-4 hour (with kids) - there is info, that trail is hard to hike - but for me it seems very easy level.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kristine I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike up was a lot of up with stone steps leading the way to the top. It is a short but strenuous hike. When we got to the actual sacrifice spot, the views really opened up and Petra looked stunning in the sunlight and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Stefanie W
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

For us was nicer and more worth the effort the Monastary trail. This is more difficult and if you do it in one day it will be killing you. The views from there are nice still not spectacular. Anyhow, I reccomend visiting the entire complex....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CristinaS07
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Great hike up a canyon and great views at the top. Then continue down the trail and you will see some very impressive sites like the Garden Tomb. One of the highlights of Petra.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank milty908
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Great hike and interesting sites. Take some water with you. Stopped at a "vendor" on the way back down. She was very pleasant, had a little baby, and remembered that I'd promised to stop by on my way back down and see her wares. Got...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Cotojeri
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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
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