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PETRA
 
Arriving at Petra
 
The Walk Into Petra
 
The Siq
 
The Small Siq
 
Treasury
 
Street of Facades
 
Water Works
 
The Theater
 
The Royal Tombs
 
High Place
 
Colonnade Street
 
Great Temple
 
Temple of Al Uzza
 
Temple of Dushares
 
The Museum 
 
The Dier 
 
Al Habis
 
Um Al-Biera
 
Jebal Haroun
 
City of Board Games
 
Snake Monument
 
Sabara Suburb
 
City Walls/Map
 
Al Beidha
 
Al Beidha Village
 
Churches
 
Kubtha High Place
 
Wadi Nmeir 
 
Small Delights
 
The Bedul
 
Petra Today 
 
Petra Park

 PETRA: The Colonnade Street

View from Habis
 The Colonnade Street runs through the center of Petra, with many unexcavated sites on either side.
 riding downthe street The Colonnade Street is in ruins, badly damaged by frequent flash floods in the last thousand years. Today dams protect the city of Petra from flooding, and it is possible to walk down the ancient flagstones once again.

columns

Arch Reconstruction
 The Gate

Above: Arch Reconstruction

Left: Looking through the triumphal arch on the Colonnade Street towards the Palace Tomb on the far side of the valley.

riding camels Yes, there are also camels to ride in Petra. Camels rides usually travel between the Treasury and the restaurant in the center of the city.

A reconstruction of the Colonnade Street
 Left: A reconstruction of the Colonnade Street.

 

 

 

 

 
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