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"Lost on the way to the High Place" Top 5 Page for this destination High Place of Sacrifice Tip by Djinn76

High Place of Sacrifice, Petra: 23 reviews and 29 photos


Then that’s where it becomes messy! I’m still not too sure what you are supposed to do once you have climbed these stairs. Don’t trust the small little piles of stone you can see on the way! At the beginning I thought it was the local way to show which path to follow (a bit like the white and red painting tags along the GR paths in France), that could have been it but I suspect some tourist are also piling stones just for fun! In short they don’t lead anywhere.
At some point I did regret not to have taken a guide. I can now understand why Petra remained undiscovered for so long!! After some time wandering around the mountains, I finally discovered the high place; it was on the mounts in front of me!!

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  • Written Jan 2, 2005
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