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Petra World Heritage Site, Petra - Wadi Musa

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Originally built over 2,000 years ago by the Arab Nabataeans, Petra World Heritage Site 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. To visit Petra World Heritage Site on your holiday in Petra - Wadi Musa, and find out what else Petra - Wadi Musa has to offer, use our Petra - Wadi Musa vacation generator.
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A gateway to the famous archaeological site of Petra, Wadi Musa boasts a large variety of accommodation options. Lodgings vary from upscale resorts and stylish boutique establishments, to budget-friendly hostels. A number of hotels in Wadi Musa fall into the mid-range pricing category and offer cozy basic rooms, Internet access, and private bathrooms.
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  • Fantastic, even for a second time. This is truly a discovery every time you see this. Try to walk the 1000 steps and embrace the amazing scenery from the mountain. Certainly worth it! Suggestion to vi...  more »
  • I have no words to describe Petra, one of the most amazing places I have visited in the world... better see it by yourself!  more »
  • Another miracle of nature-human very impressive spectacle !! start with horse and after walking.!!!!  more »