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“Save in Eastern Clime”

published 20/10/2012

ProAwe-inspiring

ConsNone - unless you're in a rush

I'm no Indiana It wasn't that big a drop if we're honest. In ordinary circumstances I might have just handed someone my daysack and jumped. But these weren't ordinary circumstances. It was the end of a long day, our authorised but unusual route out of Petra had been found to be waterlogged and we...

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ProA unique and awesome insight into an ancient civil...

ConsLots of walking which may deter those with mobilit...

Petra This is no of the Blue Peter fame but a world heritage site,an ancient city hidden in the middle of the mountains in Jordan. I would like to share my opinions on this magically mysterious place and encourage you to visit yourselves to marvel at the wanders that it beholds. It was built...

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Excellent

Proa unique experience

Consmay be a hard journey for some

"... match me such a marvel, save in Eastern clime A rose-red city, half as old as time." These are the words that Dean Burgen was inspired to write about one of the most mystical and magical locations of the ancient near east. The Jordanian site known to history as Petra, lies about 3-5 hours...

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ProHours of exploration if you like archaeology and s...

ConsA lot of walking

~Introduction~ Petra is the ruined capital city of the Nabataeans Arabs, it was built in the 3rd century BC by carving the city out of the cliffs and rocks. It is located some 262km or 160 miles south of Amman. A Victorian traveller Dean Burgon described Petra as ' a rose-red city half as old a...

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“The City of the Rocks”

published 06/12/2000

ProA very good Tourist Attraction

ConsSome horse excreta along promenade but nothing ser...

I went to Jordan for a holiday and I found that it was very friendly, nice, and interesting. I went all over Jordan and my Dad took part in the Jordan super marathon. I have to admit that the best place that we wnert to along with Aqaba has got to be Petra. Petra means ROCK and this is literaly...

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“Petra”

published 19/05/2007

Prostunning sites, wonderful walks, petra by night fa...

Consneed to be pretty fit, hassle to buy things

Stunning and magical, especially worth doing the walk in on the evening when the central area is lit up with hundreds of candle lanterns, and there is music and entertainment for visitors. During the day, climbing up to the top and looking down into Petra is also fantastic but not for the unfit...

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