Six things about the rock city of Petra


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Petra is one of the New 7 wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, This amazing, unique city of rock is a breathtaking place and the greatest and top tourist destination in Jordan.

1. When is the best time to visit Petra?

The weather in Petra is pleasant during Spring time (March to May) and Autumn season (September to November) with an average temperature between 16-24°C.

June to August are the summer months, expect hot temperature (36°C) especially during in the height of summer. If you will visit Petra during summer it is recommended to get up early to explore the Park before the hot hours of the noon.

2. How much time do I need to explore Petra?

Petra is a huge site. Generally you can explore and see the main sights in a day. Some would be happy to do a one day visit while the other likes to go back again or do some hiking. Everyone has a different preference and tolerance when it comes to history.

3. What are the top sights in Petra?

- Siq

- The Treasury

- The Monastery

 4. Can I buy food and drinks in Petra?

Yes you can, there are restaurants on site, for your own convenience you can bring bottled water so if you feel like you are getting thirsty you have your own beverage with you.

 5. What should I wear in Petra?

As mentioned earlier Petra is a huge site. Exploring the place requires a considerable amount of walking. Wearing comfortable shoes is always a must. Bring sunglass, hat and sunblock for skin protection.

 6. Is it safe to visit Petra Jordan?

Jordan has a reputation of being a friendly and welcoming country. It is one of the safest places to visit in the Middle East.

So what are you waiting for, plan your visit to Jordan and don’t forget to explore Petra.

Petra, Jordan

Rock City of Petra

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