Al-Beidha - Little Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa

One of Petra's World Heritage Sites, Al-Beidha - Little Petra stands as a remnant of Nabataean trade and living quarters, nestled deep within the canyon landscape. Carved into sandstone in the 1st century CE, the site was a popular camel stop, trade center, and temporary lodgings for traders traveling along the Silk Road. Enter through the discreet yet majestic entrance, then wind your way through meeting halls, lodgings, and remnants of hand-carved irrigation systems. Revealed to the public in 2010, the "Painted House" dining hall houses some of the best-preserved examples of Hellenistic ceiling frescoes and figurative Nabataean paintings in the world. Take a look at our Petra - Wadi Musa online trip planner to schedule your visit to Al-Beidha - Little Petra and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • To see before the site of Petra but undoubtedly very charming as the other site. Beautiful walk that leads to the most hidden part with a slightly tiring ascent that leads to a beautiful panorama. To see.
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  • Only go here before you go to Petra. If you go afterwards, you might be disappointed. Here you can see everything in about 1 hour and all carvings are much much smaller than you'll find in Petra, but ...  more »
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