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Petra World Heritage Site

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Petora, Jordan | Jordan Petra, 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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"bucket list"
in 338 reviews
"horse ride"
in 303 reviews
"two days"
in 281 reviews
"day pass"
in 147 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 184 reviews
"amazing place"
in 217 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 161 reviews
"high sacrifice"
in 78 reviews
"royal tombs"
in 227 reviews
"lots of water"
in 78 reviews
"indiana jones"
in 217 reviews
"rose city"
in 70 reviews
"seven wonders"
in 104 reviews
"ancient city"
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"long walk"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"wear comfortable shoes"
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Reviewed today

The site opens at 6am. The ticket office opens that early. I recommend arriving the afternnon before your visit, buy tickets and arrange for a guide. I recommend a licensed guide to learn about the history and what you looking at. Also, a good guide...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Petra is known as the Rose City mainly because of the color of the carved stone. This captivating ancient city is selected as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. This city is filled with beauty and its rich history. Dozens of carvings,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lot as it turns out. As all the other reviews point out, this place is fantastic. While it may seem excessive to spend more than one day, you can't see everything in one. So those people who say you can "do" it in an...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wish I could have more time to explore this wonderful place. It’s suggested to spend there at least 2-3 days to see everything. Entrance fee is 50JD for foreigners which will be around 70$. Our friend from Amman took us there and was our...More

Thank Marina0992
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The views are amazing turn after turn. Bring lots of water, and comfortable shoes if you plan to spend any time walking. If you rent a camel or donkey, negotiate your price before you get on. We were overwhelmed with the vastness of this area,...More

Thank Denise D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You don't need a tour guide in Petra. Go on your own! Bring water and some snacks, take your time, enjoy all it has to offer at your own pace. First thing you should do is going straight to the monastery. It's pretty tiring, so...More

Thank Bernardo A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous! Be sure to get a Jordan pass at the airport, because otherwise this costs $70 or 50 JD to enter. The monastary on top is a big hike but worth it, makes takes 1.5 hours. I went hear with a group...More

Thank Jenna M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful time out if time 😘 You will never forget walking on Nabateans steps and remain the same. God'wonder.

Thank Nadia D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the wonders of the world! Petra is the main reason to visit Jordan. The budget friendly way to go there is by Jet bus, which costs around 12,5 euro one way ticket. The bus departs only once per day from Amman...More

Thank Kyriakos_Hasapis
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A place is a dream come true, archeological park and amazing views. Very friendly staff at the Visitor Center. The best time hours for a visit are early morning.

Thank Susana Perez-Bo... B
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Dappo
13 August 2018|
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Response from Boeykens | Reviewed this property |
Waterbottles are offered by hawkers bedouins) at rather expensive prices 1JD for small bottle. See that the cap is not tampered and you have a bottle that s not just refilled from the tap
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Marie11P
24 July 2018|
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Response from WanderingSparrow | Reviewed this property |
If the cost includes transport to and from Petra, and the entrance fee, it is not that bad for the convenience. It is about 2 hours driving time from Aqaba to Petra, and the cost of the entrance fee is 50jd or about 55£ per... 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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