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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  • We went there before Petra and thus it was a good start. Otherwise I would only go if you were overwhelmed by the crowds in Petra as Little Petra was almost empty for us. Also what killed the...  more »
  • While driving from Petra to dead sea we stopped here for 30minutes. Probably not enough to do justice to this place, but we were short of time. We did hike to first viewing point after a small...  more »
  • Visited this site initially. Some great sites to be seen here although not as spectaular. Make sure you go up to the top of the rock face.  more »
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