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Petra World Heritage Site

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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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A TripAdvisor Member
Collegeville, Pennsylvania
1911
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a wonder you must see in your life time. Be aware that there are many people throughout the complex trying to sell you artifacts that “are really old”. Please don’t believe them. It is a long walk from the Siq to the treasury....More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had just 6 hours in Petra and I enjoyed every minute. The walk to the treasury is beautiful through high walls of rock. The treasury looks just like in photos but even more impressive with the surroundings. It is very crowded with tourists and...More

Thank Anna L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are into history then Petra should be on your bucket list Amazing archeological site Took long to get there and you need at least 2/3 hours to appreciate the site Difficult with young children Get the Donkeys in and out of the site...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Petra had been on my bucket list for such a long time, so to actually be in Petra was amazing. It was such a feel on exhilaration to be standing amongst such history. I can not recommend this place enough. Petra even has a special...More

Thank Leah J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We actually took a wrong turn trying to get to the Monastery. When you walk down to the base of the site, you can go right (up to the Monastery - it' quite a hike, but well worth it.) Or you can go left. I'm...More

Thank TheDharmaTrails
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Petra is fantastic, it takes your breath away and is a must to see. The problem with the place is the pushy rude and threatening people (they claim they are bedouins, the locals call them gypsys). They really get angry if you dont pay them...More

1  Thank chris w
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A trip in Jordan without visiting Petra is not completed. It indeed correct that this palce is included in the 7th wonders of this world. You must visit even as part of a day trip it just magnificent. You can go on you own as...More

1  Thank ROULA-THANOS
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Petra is amazing and thats a fact so i ll just move to some useful tips for the visit: 1. The entrance fee is 70jd. Try JORDAN PASS for the whole stay. It includes the visa, Petra and 40 more archaeological sites. 2. The road...More

1  Thank sofi_viajeragriega
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For sure it's in the seven wonders of the world,worth the visit.You will need a guide for sure he will explain everything about the Petra city.At the Treasury they will aproach you to take you to the hill to take the famous photo the price...More

1  Thank V1sitor
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Words or pictures will not tell you how magnificent it is. Every traveller should visit this place at least once in a lifetime.

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Dappo
12 August 2018|
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Response from Kausar786 | Reviewed this property |
Many strategically located shops for fresh juice and water. At Monastery juice cost about 2 dinars, if I remember correctly. Water is also available at reasonable prices. Bathrooms at Monastery was portable but in terrible... More
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Marie11P
24 July 2018|
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Response from FancyNancy2013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't be of much help. I went to Petra in an organized tour from the Holy Land to Petra and Amman. But I can tell you that is definitely worth the money, Petra is amazing. I will not venture by myself in these... More
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Mourisham J
23 July 2018|
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Response from Gabzonthego | Reviewed this property |
Best to stick to the main trail if you only have half a day. Very hot there now. Perhaps start very early or later afternoon. If you are flying with Turkish Airways, you can bring your ticket and get about 30 - 40 persent... More
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