Broken Pediment Tomb

The Ancient City

Erosion has left only a weathered 'keyhole' in the facade of this tomb, accessed via stone steps.

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2. Theatre

0.14 MILES

Originally built by the Nabataeans (not the Romans) more than 2000 years ago, the Theatre was chiselled out of rock, slicing through many caves and tombs…

3. Garden Triclinium

0.16 MILES

This hall was used for annual feasts to honour the dead placed in the Roman Soldier’s Tomb. The hall is unique in Petra because it has carved decoration…

4. Az Zantur

0.17 MILES

A 1st-century AD palace that’s still under excavation.

5. Garden Tomb

0.19 MILES

One of the most striking monuments in Wadi Farasa, this tomb may have been used as a temple.

7. Street of Facades

0.19 MILES

From the Treasury, the passage broadens into what is commonly referred to as the Outer Siq. Riddling the walls of the Outer Siq are more than 40 tombs and…

8. High Place of Sacrifice


The most accessible of Petra’s High Places, this well-preserved site was built atop Jebel Madbah with drains to channel the blood of sacrificial animals…