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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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Petora, Jordan | Jordan Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I dont think I can add anything more to whats already been said by other reviewers except that I wish I had 2 days to discover this magnificent site! I travelled with a group of 5 friends, each with varied walking/climbing abilities. Some (including myself)...More

Thank RoshanGV
Reviewed yesterday

I am writing my review two months after I visited the site and I am still happy I made it. I would advise to do homework on history of the area so you fully enjoy the incredible site. One day is definitely not enough. Even...More

Thank Alfia_Lambert
Reviewed yesterday

You have seen the pictures, you think you know, but once there you are still blown away. What a beautiful sight! Every step you are led to something that is even more beathiful than the previous thing you saw. Bring shoes which are still comfortable...More

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Petra has been on my wanderlist for many years, and finally I made it! Firstly, in preparing for your trip, I would recommend Jordan Pass. It includes your visa and entry to many sites including Petra. There are lots of varying opinions about walking in...More

Thank Kay549
Reviewed 2 days ago

Since seeing photos of this site many years ago I have wanted to visit. It did not disappoint. It was so amazing to actually see it.

Thank Kerry J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So glad I came to see Petra, it is truly breathtaking! We bought the 1 day pass which if you are a foreigner is 50 JOD (make sure you bring your passport), it’s pricey, but if you are willing to walk to see all the...More

1  Thank Congococonut
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A year and a half ago I came with my daughter. I said how much I enjoyed seeing Petra but complained about the stiff price of a ticket. Since then, my wife kept telling me that she also wants to see Petra. Well, here I...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No regrets, a must visit before you die. The donkey ride was an experience too. Be sure you wear your comfy walking shoes if you wish to follow the trek surrounding Petra or climb the steep stairs to the monastery. It will take some expertise...More

Thank hahabon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

a true place of tranquility and beauty , really an amazing experience and it’s well preserved ..simply perfect

Thank Mariam M
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was hard to take the animals being whipped. I they ban working animals on the site. That would be great. Our family was going to be there for two days but left after one. I can't suggest anyone go there.

Thank Jason B
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13 February 2018|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what the previous two people saw but there was definitely abuse of donkeys, horses and camels on my visit last month and I sure didn't see them taking care of them "like family".. I like what the reviewer... More
24 January 2018|
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Response from Eddie O | Reviewed this property |
Walk down from the entrance and take a carriage back
16 January 2018|
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Response from Ninakazo | Reviewed this property |
Donkeys, camels and horses are not treated with care. But the responsibility does not only fall within the hands of the locals. It is also the responsibility of tourists to stop engaging in the practice of using animals for... More
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