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Monastery (Al Dayr)

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Address: Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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A challenging, but worthwhile trek takes you to this spectacular monastery,...

A challenging, but worthwhile trek takes you to this spectacular monastery, the largest monument in Petra.

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US$325.00*
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Private Tour: Petra Walking Tour to the Monastery with Lunch In Petra from the...
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Private Petra Walking Tour: Including The Monastery

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So worth the climb

Absolutely stunning to see and well worth the 850 step climb up the mountain. You can take a donkey with the local bedouin but walking makes the sight just that much more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Benoni, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely stunning to see and well worth the 850 step climb up the mountain. You can take a donkey with the local bedouin but walking makes the sight just that much more spectacular when you eventually get there

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ask anyone what they know about Petra and they'll probably tell you it's a long walk through the narrow gorge chasm, and that The Treasury building cut out of the rockface is stunning. The'll be right too, however most people forget (or don't know) that Petra has so much more to offer. Buildings such as The Monastery are just as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Petra is so impressive and in that Monastery is an imposing structure. It takes some effort to climb up the complex.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a bit of a trek to get up to the Monastery at Petra, but well worth the effort! Plenty of refreshments (and souvenirs) on offer at the tope (and along the way). Don't go in the heat of midday. Climb slowly, stopping often to admire the view and chat to the local vendors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Here I lost my camera i was really sad because i couldnt take the best view picture. maybe next time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We are an old fat unfit couple who just made the climb to the monastery in sub zero temperature (at the start) in 3 layers of clothes if we can do it anyone can totally worth the climb

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

all i wish i could go back her again i really reach the top of the long walk it was a great experience from the history. SO HISTORICAL ,,AMAZING,,Petra (from the Latin word 'petrae', meaning 'rock') lies in a great rift valley east of Wadi 'Araba in Jordan about 80 kilometers south of the Dead Sea. It came into prominence... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding hike in Petra. Excellent view and the monastery itself is quite impressive. Great way to finish a visit to petra

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took an air-conditioned donkey up to the monastery. It's definitely doable on foot, but I was too tired that day. The view from the top is amazing and totally worth it. There are several little shops along the way so you can take breaks if you're tired. While the donkey ride takes some strain off your feet, it does... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One-hour trekking on an ancient rock-cut path of about 800 steps, in 5 degree celsius (on 1 Jan 2017), with strong wind to see the Monastery. Nice view as you trekked. Definitely worth it. Along the way, you may also purchase souvenirs; from home-made bracelets to stones picked from Petra.

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