Lower Market (Upper Terrace)

Flanking the Great Temple, this area provides the stairway and entrance to this monument.

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It is likely that the shops of the upper market would have continued along this portion of the Colonnaded Street.

2. Nymphaeum

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At the start of the Colonnaded Street, this public fountain was built in the 2nd century AD and fed by water channelled from the Siq. Little can be seen…

4. Upper Market


Shops would have lined the Colonnaded Street along the front side of this colossal and as yet unexcavated building.

5. Colonnaded Street

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Downhill from the Theatre, the Colonnaded Street marks the centre of the Ancient City. The street was built around AD 106 and follows the standard Roman…

6. Great Temple

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A major Nabataean temple of the 1st century BCE, this structure was badly damaged by an earthquake not long after it was built, but it remained in use …

7. Lower Temenos

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The lower section of the Great Temple, with its stepped enclosure, is thought to have been a sacred part of this major monument, the whole of which…

8. Royal Palace

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