Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa

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Originally built over 2,000 years ago by the Arab Nabataeans, Petra serves as a representative example of ancient rock-cut architecture and water collection techniques. Visitors know the fortress and important post on Middle Eastern trade routes for its reddish color. Approach the ancient site by hiking an easy 1 km (0.6 mi) path through steep rock cliffs. Upon arrival, you'll find hundreds of surviving tombs carved in relief out of the rock, as well as a Roman-style amphitheater, a Nabataean monastery, and an intricately detailed treasury. Wear comfortable shoes and a hat to protect your head from the sun, and carry plenty of drinking water. Using our world travel planner, Petra - Wadi Musa attractions like Petra can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Admission is certainly expensive, but it's a place to go. The horse from the entrance is written on the ticket that it is included in the ticket fee, but the tip is written in the 3jd position and how to walk on the earth, but it adds it. 5jd and nagging, so I ended up paying 4jd. However, the grandeur of El hazne, the monastery was able to challenge on the second day! The wonderful scenery and buildings are amazing! The monastery is easier to get to if you leave early in the morning because the sun is not too strong.
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  • Haroon accompanied us with his Van throughout our stay in Jordan, from Aqaba to Amman via Petra and the Dead Sea. It was a very pleasant experience, Haroon is really helpful and kind and he was concerned to meet our requests as much as possible. He made us taste local food and gave us many valuable tips on the trip.
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