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Address: Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Description: This street is lined with tall tombs carved into the mountainside.

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We loved the walk in this area it is so historical. Please wear snickers best for walking and a hat, or a cap. Take water with you. You will get thirsty for sure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We loved the walk in this area it is so historical. Please wear snickers best for walking and a hat, or a cap. Take water with you. You will get thirsty for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

But it would be so much better without the animals and smell and mess and pressure to buy/take donkeys. Also, the credit card reader still does not work for buying tickets, so make sure you have cash. They won't let you in even if it's their fault you can't use a credit card and 50 jd is kind of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Petra overall is quite an amazing place and the Street of Facades just one of many spectacular and beautiful aspects of the place. The tall carvings into the sandstone is quite amazing.make sure you allow a full day as the area is extensive and everywhere you turn there is something new to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is easily accessible once you are in the park. There will be numerous buildings on either side of the path for you to look at and explore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Another key part of the overall experience of Petra. Easily accessible from the main route as you pass from the Treaury to the Theatre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Once through the narrow Siq it opens up at the large plaza by the Treasury Building. The only other exit is a fairly wide dusty, gravel road that continues downhill with huge carvings on both sides, this is the Street of Facades. Just passed the store on the left is a series of stairs, which head up the canyon. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Like most things in Petra, Street of Facades is amazing to witness, beautifully carved in the mountain with many tombs above, its makes great exploring seeing how an culture could create something so stunning. I would say that it's in the top 5 things to do at Petra and not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Very interesting how this stuff was carved out of the mountain side. Lots of temples and tombs. Very nice visit to a historically significant site. Well worth the time and effort.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Much like the street of facades in Jerash. It is an excellent way to visualize life in the city of Petra.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Don't restrict yourself to the Siq slot canyon and the "Treasury," the Street of Facades is also worth examining, even if it is somewhat eroded by the elements.

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Address: Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Ma'in Governorate  >  Petra - Wadi Musa

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