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Al-Beidha - Little Petra

North of Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Guests are all welcome , No fees , not tickets , We are all proud to advertise it with no entrance fees ,, What you have to do is to come , if you have a rental car , it is easy to find , From Petra / Wadi Musa . If you don't have car , contact us to arrange a car for you . it is a place you must experience in Petra , you can explore it within 2 hours and less . Guests are all welcome from all nationalities . It is open from 6:30 until sunset , after sun set 15 minutes , then you will enjoy little Petra from that mountains ! Little Petra or Baidha are 15-20minutes drive .
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Norwich, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

It was such a unique site and so interesting. The trek with Jordan Inspirational Tours made the experience insightful and fun

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Would definitely recommend seeing it, possibly before Petra itself as it lacks the wow factor Petra has in spades.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Having seen the magnificence of where the Nabateans were buried it was so interesting to see where their commerce was conducted. Has to be seen to understand the culture.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

If you're going to Petra you should definitely try to go here as well, as it is quite impressive in itself, and gives a different perspective on the Nabatean civilisation. it is also a quieter place to visit, as well as having no admission charge, and no rip-off donkey rides. But unless you just fancy the tricky climb don't bother... More

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Oakville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Little Petra has a tiny entrance and once inside it has a lot of the charm of Petra, without the vendors and people. There is a staircase marked "The best view in the world" with an arrow pointing up stairs. Once going up the stairs, they become quite difficult for older folks to manage as they are uneven and slanted,... More

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Peyia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place is interesting but I strongly recommend that you visit "Little Petra" before "Petra" Little petra is seen best very early morning like 8;30am when it is quiet and you can do it in 1 to 2 hours. Also Petra is so much more impressife that it does not make sense to see Petra first as most tours suggest.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

What great place, when we arrived there were not many people there as it was still early and to see it like that was fantastic. Its a little like Petra with all the carvings but more compact. Its one of those places people miss and they shouldn't because of its history, age and scenic beauty.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We passed through here as part of the trek I completed and little Petra was as amazing as big Petra. Whilst the carved buildings aren't as impressive as the other well known Petra, they are still amazing to see. A must see, if you see one, you must see the other.

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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

you have to go very early if you want to see all inside before the nigh the seiq is long walking you need sport shoes do not take kids with you they can not keep on walking and it is very difficult to enjoy the trip with them cover your head or take umbrella because it is hot hot hot

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Lier, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Although not so impressive and wide as Petra, Little Petra (Al Beidha) has positive points over Petra. The site is free entrance (compared to 50JOD, 58euro, 76$) and gives you in only 1 hour a good idea what to discover in Petra. But lightyears more restful and peaceful … no watersellers, postcard sellers, cameldrivers or donkey drivers to spoil your... More

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