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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.more
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Reviewed today

Petra world heritage site is absolutely amazing, no matter how much research you have done you will still be blown away by what you see. The caves, used as tombs, churches, homes and shelter for animals, have been hewn out of the rock and are...More

Thank jeanroberts400
Reviewed today via mobile

Arrive early in the morning before the crowds. Wear comfortable hiking boots, you’ll be walking a few miles on uneven & dusty terrain. Bring a backpack, camera, safari hat for shade and a light jacket in the fall & winter months. Dress for a hike,...More

Thank TiredWorldTraveler
Reviewed yesterday

Furchtbare Tierquälerei und aufdringliche Leute, die einen abzocken wollen! Dies sollte auf keinen Fall unterstützt werden. Weitere Infos weiter unten in Englisch. Animals like donkeys, horses and dogs are treated horribly. They have to carry tourists all the day with no or too little food...More

Thank Tigerlily1001
Reviewed yesterday

This site is fabulous, very busy & about a 4 mile round trip walk lots of it in shade. Sadly the whole visit was marred by the dreadful treatment of all animals at the site. Horses were being whipped, the ground was slippery, they were...More

Thank janicehogg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Petra today and it was a beautiful day cool and a slight breeze. The walk through the artifacts is tedious almist 3-4 kms walk one way. Horse carriages keep passing by so exervise caution and the sights do take breath away. The walk...More

Thank seewhatisee
Reviewed 2 days ago

Do not miss the opportunity to visit this place: Top tips to bring with you: bottled water, you will find it too within the area but more expensive, same for the snacks. Try to arrive as earliest as possible, gates open at 6 am. Trecking...More

Thank AnaKay_travelgirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Petra is extensive. The canyon entrance is so dramatic and that you should not miss the walk. There is no need to hurry it with horses. The Treasury is awesome. The walk to the Monastery is worth doing. Leave time to walk around everything between...More

Thank Seaside59615790910
Reviewed 2 days ago

However many tour company photos of the famous treasury you see in magazines the real thing does not disappoint when viewed for the first time after the truly amazing walk of over 1km through the narrow gorge. Despite the crowds of tourists this feels like...More

Thank Ges R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You must add this place to your bucket list! Why? Well it is unique! You will enjoy the walk and you can relax while you will read your own guide or you can hire someone for 50 JD as we did. Emad I think, a...More

Thank ioamym
Reviewed 3 days ago

Most people have seen the Treasury in Petra but are unaware that there is so much more in the valley behind this spot. There are so many tombs and places to hike to it could take days to fully explore this site. The hike up...More

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7 September 2018|
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Response from TheFilmyCouple | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t hire a guide though got approached by few of them. Its easy to get a guide as they would be around the visitor center. Not sure about the prices.
12 August 2018|
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Response from Giritrips | Reviewed this property |
There is a restaurant midway once you walk past the treasury. Toilet is located there. There are no other toilets on the way. You can get lunch there for a reasonable price. Maybe 20 Jordanian dinar or so.. I don't remember... More
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