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Panagia Glykofilousa

On the rock, Petra 811 09, Greece
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High up with a excellent views

This is the famous church on the rock in Petra. You have to climb up a many stone steps - but you... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Church on a rock!

Climbing the steps is very worthwhile, the church has an interesting history and provides great... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Essex, United Kingdom
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On the rock, Petra 811 09, Greece
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is the famous church on the rock in Petra. You have to climb up a many stone steps - but you get a beautiful view; better going up at sunset time.

Thank miguelVienna
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Climbing the steps is very worthwhile, the church has an interesting history and provides great views over Petra.

Thank Acarrie64
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The church itself is very small, but the interior is really nice. After climbing 114 steps, you have an amazing view over Petra, but the church itself doesn't offer much. It was a nice thing to see while staying in Petra, but I wouldn't go...More

Thank Tatjana G
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The climb up wasn't so bad, and when we reached the top: magnificent views of petra and surroundings. Church was small, but nicely decorated. Also a very nice caretaker of the church.

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Worth to bisit and watch wonderfull petra view. Easy to go, very close to petra square and bazaar. Attractive pics in thr mananstry. 360 degree petra view.

Thank Armağan Ö
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We intended to visit Panagia Glykofilousa when we visited Petra, but what we didn't expect was how peaceful and tranquil the church is. We climbed the famous steps (114) to the top and found an absolute gem of a church in its own right. It...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

114 steps, yes, so don't do it in the heat of the day, try earlyish morning or late afternoon. A lovely church with all the usual wonderful Icons, but plus the great views if Petra.

Thank JBMouse101
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Not as far to the top as you at first think. Well worth the walk up and down very quiet both times we went up .

Thank Irene T
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The views from the top of the rock are worth the walk up all the steps! A beautiful church , quiet and peaceful .

Thank julie r
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Situated on top of the rock of Petra you have to climb 114 steps to get up there- as soon as you climb there the view will compensate the effort- you have a bird's eye view of the whole bay for as far as the...More

Thank ktpkektf
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