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Al-Beidha - Little Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa
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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. Put Al-Beidha - Little Petra on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Petra - Wadi Musa vacation route planner.
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  • It is not as spectacular as Petra, but it has a special charm. So small and collected, will visit soon although the atmosphere is magical and enjoyable.
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  • I visited little Petra after Petra, is still beautiful and well worth it. It is much less crowded and therefore very quiet. It is small and does not require special efforts for the visit. I recommend going.
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  • the only thing is that you should see before seeing petra since it is very small and you would disappoint you.
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