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Al-Beidha - Little Petra

Address: North of Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Guests are all welcome , No fees , not tickets , We are all proud to advertise it with no entrance...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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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Adamstown
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

I walked here from Petra (I'd recommended against this, its a long way), but well worth the walk. The site is literally at the end of a road and aside from a few traders (none of them pushy) you might not know it was there. A simple gate marks the entry. I didn't see a soul during my visit and... More 

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

There are bedouins at this site but they don't harass really. It could be unnerving when they follow you if you are not in a group with a guide but overall much more peaceful than Petra .

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nyc
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Recently had an opportunity to visit Little Petra. There is no admission fee. The ruins are less impressive than Petra in dimension or scale. However there is one chamber that retains small portions of the original ceiling fresco. It's enough to let your imagination roam and picture the entire space covered in the ornate pattern. The ruins are located on... More 

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Amman
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is like a miniature Petra, the drive there takes you back in time, traveling along the majestic mountains, the site itself can be toured in 15 minutes, historic steps, caves and stone carving that will make you stop and stare.... beautiful

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London
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13 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Pick the right time and you will get this place to yourself. What you will get is a quiet and serene place which is the perfect precursor to the glory of Petra. It is atmospheric and beautiful. Well worth visiting.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

After visiting Petra three days in a row myself and my cousin were happy not to miss Little Petra on the way to Madaba with our guide and driver Hamed(hamedpetra@yahoo.com). We returned there on the way back for a nice dinner in a cave lit by candles organised by Hamed. Moreover, he cooked us dinner on the fire himself near... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were really surprised to see Little Petra - very impressive place and hardly any people around to see it - can't believe that it's not mentioned anywhere to go and see it.

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Norfolk
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was a really good experience - the magic is still there but in condensed form. There are no facilities here but you can buy some food and drink

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
36 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stunning smaller version of the "main event", a short car ride away from Petra in the middle of the desert. Well worth getting there early, and climbing among the tombs and temples to get a feel for how it must have been to live in amongst the rocks and caves all those years ago. Very few tourists there, and the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Better to visit Little Petra before you visit Petra, but I visited this place the day after I visited Petra. No entrance fee and you can explore here about 1.5 hour and back to your hotel.

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