High Place of Sacrifice
High Place of Sacrifice
4.5
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,375 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
The Theater is carved into the mountain at the foot of the High Place of Sacrifice. The Theatre was rebuilt by the Romans. It is the only theatre in the world that is built into the living rock The High Place of Sacrifice is place of worship on the mountain plateau. You can climb to the rock and be rewarded to an expansive view of the ancient city of Petra below. The High Place of Sacrifice was used for significant religious ceremonies.
Written 16 November 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,375 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
The High Place of Sacrifice is a high plateau that was used for important religious ceremonies by the Nabateans. It can be accessed by steps cut into the rock. The view over the Petra site is quite stunning, it's well worth the effort.
Written 10 August 2023
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zuv
Bucharest, Romania27,166 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Hard to reach this point, there are hundreds of stairs to climb, but it is worth the effort. It seems to be the highest point in the entire site, and the view from here is exceptional.
Written 28 April 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,375 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The High Place of Sacrifice gives a wonderful outlook over Petra. The hike is not strenuous if you are of average fitness, but best avoided if you have trouble with your legs. If you make an early start, you will avoid the hottest part of the day. If you make the climb in the late afternoon; you will get a beautiful view of the sun setting over Petra.
Written 8 November 2022
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paolovbossi
The Hague, The Netherlands862 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
My favourite hike in Petra. Simply fantastic, amazing. It is quite hard and it is almost all under the sun. It is not busy, so less shops, less tourist and the chance to admire the landscape without all the mass of people. It starts close to the restaurants and it finished close to the amphitheatre. I think this loop is easier than the opposite direction.
Written 26 October 2022
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GeneralShamu
New York City, NY1,114 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
This hike is a solid one but not one too difficult that should be avoided by those who don't regularly exercise. The view points from above are bar none (believe it's the highest point in the park) and you can literally see everything below you, sans the Treasury.
Written 8 October 2022
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TravelingFool88005
Las Cruces, NM1,311 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
We hiked this on day 2 in Petra. It is a beautiful view from the top. We hiked the back way down. I highly recommend this trail. Do it in the morning and you will have the view all to yourself.
Written 23 June 2022
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annewa2017
Sunny Isles Beach, FL119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
We took the back way and it took about 2 hours to climb up but the views were spectacular. We then took the shorter route down by the theatre and saved a lot of time.
Written 16 June 2022
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Alison Gauthier
22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
It is off the beaten path and doesn't take long to walk up to the top (approximately 20 minutes straight without stopping).
Written 2 January 2022
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B@s
Chamonix, France9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Solo
Spending view while drinking a nice tea/coffee at the shop & enjoying with locals. 😀😍

Admirer la vue tout en dégustant un thé/café à l'échoppe & échanger avec les locaux. 😀😍

素晴らしい景色を見てお茶やコーヒー飲みながらやヨルダン人と話して遊びます。😄😍
Written 1 October 2021
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