Sights & Attractions in Petra

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Bab a-Siq
The Gate of the Cleft opens onto the Siq, the...
Architectural Sites, Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Broken Pediment Tomb
One of a series of facades carved into the...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Byzantine Church
Richly decorated with mosaics in the...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Colonnaded Street
The Romans built the main street of Petra in the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Petra
 
Corinthian Tomb
Set among some of Petra's finest tombs is one...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Djinn Blocks
The function of these three large structures is...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Great Temple
No one can say for sure who was worshipped at...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
High Place of Sacrifice
An ancient flight of stairs cut into the...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Horse Square
Horses used to be the conveyance of choice for...
Squares Petra
 
Lion Monument
Surface runoff fed this fountain on the path to...
Fountains Petra
 
Monastery (Al-Deir)
Second only to the Treasury in its magnificence,...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Museum
Petra's museum, which has restrooms, is in the...
Museums / Galleries Petra
 
Nymphaeum
Dedicated to the water nymphs, this fountain was...
Fountains Petra
 
Obelisk Tomb
This upper story of a two-story tomb is named for...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Obelisks
On the terrace below the High Place stand two...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Palace Tomb
This unfinished tomb is one of the few in Petra...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Qasr al-Bint
This structure's full name, which translates as...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Renaissance Tomb
This tomb, bearing a pediment with three urns,...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Roman Soldier's Tomb
The headless figure in the niche of this unusual...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Silk Tomb
The striations of natural color in the Silk...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Siq
The main entrance to Petra, in ancient times...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Snake Tomb
No outward decoration marks this tomb, but 12...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Temple of the Winged Lions
This impressive building overlooking the...
Religious Sites, Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Theater
This semicircular amphitheater is a clear sign of...
Archaeological Sites Petra
 
Tomb of Sextius Florentinus
This is one of the few Petra monuments that...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Treasury
The Siq opens suddenly onto Petra's most famous...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra
 
Urn Tomb
Named for the vaselike decoration at the top of...
Archaeological Sites, Memorials / Monuments Petra

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