Petra is Jordan's most famous tourist attraction. A city hewn by the Nabateans into the rose-coloured rock hidden behind the surrounding mountains, the site became famous after reports by the Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt in 1812.
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Thanks very much to the owner and his staff for his hospitality. the mussa spring hotel is a little far from the center of wadi musa but the free taxi service can transport you to petra. we come with our 3 childrens and our stay was really good. we recommand this hotel for all and specially for his servicies. ... more
Cannot say anything about this hotel, because even having a booking confirmed when I arrived the property was closed for bussines, so I had to look for another place to stay. ... more
What is the best way to visit Petra from Eilat. Not interested in expensive tour generally offered. Easy to travel by bus, taxi? Need your expertise. Regards ...
Transport to petra
Hello all, heading to Amman next week and I was wondering if anyone knows if there is a shuttle busstraight from the Amman airport to Petra, or would I have to head into Amman then do it from there? Any idea of the costs involved? Thanks ...
Cairo to Petra?
Anyone done this before? or made a day trip to petra from Sinai? ...
Day 2 - Friday 18th November
Our entire day today was spent at Petra , an ancient city built as the capital for the Nabataeans, It was an amazing place! ...
Posted in Jordan and Israel 2011 by israeladventure
Well Jordan was an amazing place, Petra well worth visiting. Interesting when you look on map and think of the amount of times the rulership of this area has changed hands, Petra, known also as Bozrah in The Bible, was the capital city of the land of Edom, I am told. Amman, the capital of Jordan, was in Ammon ...
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