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Petra World Heritage Site

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Petora, Jordan, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Full-Day Tour of Petra from Eilat
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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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Petora, Jordan, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed yesterday

There are many people at the site who are selling donkey, horse, and camel rides for a few Jordanian dinars. I was horrified to see the conditions in which they were keeping the animals. They had open sores under their saddles and bridles that were...More

Thank Nikki K
Reviewed yesterday

We spent a full day in Petra with a guide. It is an impressive place but we found it very hard to enjoy the history and architecture because of the local. The guide told us our group would be harassed if he didn't stop and...More

Thank AlanKK444
Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently had the privilege of visiting the Petra World Heritage Site, this is the most wonderful place I have ever been. As a historical enthusiast this place blows my mind, the carvings into the rock faces are simply beyond belief. I walked from the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is chosen as one of the new 7 wonders of the world. it is a must visit but really hard to reach the top. it is a long walk through the rocky carved mountains.

Thank sudeep912
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing site. I booked a tour for one from Amman. It was pricey but worth it. If I could have my time again I would stay in Petra for three days. It is so big it would have been great to have more time. Tips:...More

Thank DijanaD
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a guide and it was such a waste of 50JD. His knowledge was limited, he was overweight and struggled to keep up and it was over in 1hr 45 mins when we were told it would be 3hrs. The site is very well...More

Thank tom1986sydney
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We bought 3days ticket. Day1, we went there at 6:30 in the morning. Morning is cool and not busy. Many guys were approaching us to use horse to the Siq saying that ticket includes horse, however, you need to pay tip. We didn't use it....More

Thank Megumi E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Words fail to describe how amazing this place is. I had three hours onlh and will be back. I only walked the Siq and there is so much more to see.

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recently visited, took advantage of a local guide, which was JOD50 and worth every penny, he showed us many things we would have missed had we been there on our own It is a long walk down to the site and it is all down...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 6 days ago

I suspect the primary reason that many people go to Jordan is to see Petra. The major problem with Petra are the 'guides' which do not really guide, and hawkers who continually ask you purchase trinkets, camel rides, carriage rides and so forth. There is...More

1  Thank Harold T
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Nitin M
21 July 2017|
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Response from Andreas F | Reviewed this property |
Rent a car! The road from Petra south towards the coast is beautiful, Dead Sea well worth a visit!
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blade70
13 July 2017|
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Response from Tata . | Reviewed this property |
I went to Jordan from Israel for a 2 day trip (there are other options) but this was very nice, with a tour company called Abraham Tours, look for them in internet, it is better to arrange it in advance because the tours are... More
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Eve523
21 June 2017|
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Response from VKauf2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of walking (miles) over very uneven walkways including dried river beds with stones, and an old chariot roadway with very uneven stones. I wouldn't take a two year old unless you want to carry him most of the... More
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