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Petra Private Tour from the Dead Sea with Monastery and Lunch
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Private Petra Walking Tour: Including The Monastery
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is worth the 1000 step climb it takes to get up to the top of the mountain to see this. There's a little restaurant and bar at the top. If you keep going beyond the Monastery, there's a stunning view about 500 yards away.

Thank Corey E
Reviewed 3 days ago

However famous the treasury is, the monastery has the advantage of being less crowded, since it takes some time to get there. All worth it tho, it's an amazing place - it is also recommended to continue for the small hill behind the monastery with...More

Thank Daniel U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Considered to be the apex of Nabatean architecture. On top it has 2 extra bays compared to the treasury, making the facade feel more balanced. The decoration of the treasury is absent making for a stronger aesthetic. And besides all that it’s jolly nice sitting...More

Thank Enkudu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Climbing up to the Monastery takes effort, my recommendation is to do whatever to stay hydrated and avoid heat/sunstroke. But once up there, you forget all your sorrows you’ve been through to reach Monastery. The view is beyond magical!

Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed 6 days ago

Don't miss the monastery. I highly suggest you rent a donkey. Going up is hard and I'm in great shape. But going down is EASY. Everyone we passed who was walking all told us, "you guys are so smart". They all wished they had gotten...More

Thank Savanah77
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Long but nice walking to reach the monastery. They just looked at the beauty of the facade and then the inside was small and just practice.

Thank annaf00978
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to take the more than 800 steps to reach the top but is more than worth. The place is fantastic and the view from there, or even better from the top a few letters higher is absolutely unique!

Thank mtlag0
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really nice trekk to get up here, and if you pass the monastery you get to see some of the best views in Petra.

Thank Johan343
Reviewed 1 week ago

The way up is really hard, fortunatelly we had take a dunkey to go up, the place is amazing, maybe the best view in Petra

Thank juschaffer
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Monastery at Petra is totally one of the best places in the world. The historical spot is a bit difficult to climb to the top, it takes a while,takes a few hours to get here. It is much larger than the treasury, and the...More

Thank nrm77
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7 October 2016|
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Response from Legallyenchanting | Reviewed this property |
Hi no it's not a possibility . The only way is walking and donkeys ( if your grandfather can sit on them )
10 February 2016|
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Response from So S | Reviewed this property |
How much time do you have? I ran up in about 20 minutes, but it wasn't easy :) ... it all depends on your physical shape - your twins will not walk up there. it's easy to figure it out: if you don't feel tired by the time... More
10 February 2016|
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Response from cwalts | Reviewed this property |
I hate to disagree with Mr BobandSharon but using a donkey is not advisable up or down. It is very hard on the animals and it is not an easy ride because of the steep areas. If you are willing to take the time to go slowly... More