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We did the Petra By Night before we went into Petra the next day. It was haunting. The walkway into Petra was lit with luminaries, and there was little lighting during the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
adams, NE
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adams, NE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the Petra By Night before we went into Petra the next day. It was haunting. The walkway into Petra was lit with luminaries, and there was little lighting during the program. We listened to a storyteller and then music played on a local instrument. This is more an experience than site-seeing. Since it is dark, there really isn't... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is hard to review this because our guide somewhat brushed it off . However, it rang a familiar note since sacrifice was the theme of the story of Abraham and Isaac .. the beginning of the Torah and what I learned was the change of the worship of many Gods to one and the change from Human sacrifice to... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's good for the photo when they turn on the uplighting which happens at the end of the 30mins "show". Other than that. It's a bust. The place looks beautiful at night but even better during the day.

Thank vipjetsetter
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unmissable 0 day first night event when you visit the hidden metropolis. It's a totally different experience from the daytime hike and does not substitute it. Should not be so lazy to miss. It can get pretty much romantic. You'll find the path even if you arrive late. A torch can come handy when the night is dark.

Thank Zacon2014
Rexburg, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I read the reviews and worried that it might lessen the experience of seeing Petra the next day. But, it is a totally unique experience. I am glad that we didn't miss it! The walk in the dark through the siq, the lit candles in the sacks, the flute music and the explanation, all worth it.

Thank Roy H
San Marcos, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told this was a must do, but we were disappointed. The guide tells everyone to walk in silence but no one does. We had a full moon, so it wasn't that dark plus the trail is lined with candles in brown bags which is a nice mood enhancer. Once you get to the treasury, there are tons of... More 

Thank Jacque_Crossley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picture it, you're taking a "NIGHT TOUR" of Petra, walking along a pathway lit by lanterns and enjoying a BRILLIANT star-filled sky with a bright, beautiful moon. If you like stars, you can see numerous constellations. That is, when you're not being blinded by Chinese tourists waving cellphones, flashlights and hi-beamed torches all over the place. On the ground, on... More 

Thank deruo
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen the night show of Chichin Itza and was encouraged to experience PETRA BY NIGHT. Although I have read the tripadvisor review is not so good, I want to try it as well. We walk on the dark of the cold winter night, alone the road many candle paper lantern and you can see stared sky while cross... More 

Thank STJX
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is only Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of every week, costs 17 JD and starts 20:30 pm. The whole way till the Monastery is lit by the lamps and Monastery is also lit beautifully. The serve hot tea and local singing and flute. It is most romantic experience in the crowd. Doesn't take you back in time but the experience... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

having gone down in the day time by carriage, i wanted to walk, and going at night, with the lights all the way down the siq was just a magical experience. This is a must if at all possible. we actually travelled in 2006

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