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Street of Facades

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

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A Fascinating Walkway...

After spending some time on the majestic Treasury building, one resumes journey in north westerly direction in the Street of Facades. One can see rock carved building on both... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Islamabad, Pakistan
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Islamabad, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After spending some time on the majestic Treasury building, one resumes journey in north westerly direction in the Street of Facades. One can see rock carved building on both sides of the mountains..... on the right a bit high on the mountain are Royal Tombs. We did not climb up or go inside all the buildings astride Street of Facades... More 

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I said that many times before. I do not understand, why some sights inside of major site have their own rating entrance, but anyways. This is a part of Petra. If you are comming just for this, don't. It is to expencive. good luck with a crowd trying to offer you donkey rides or other stuff to buy. Also many... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

petra petra petra jordan what a wonderland of historic momentum for decade and century passing. time flies ahead but this petra a place where we remind of how .when and whom the way it has to be now and before..

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

The Street of Facades is the path that leads to the centre of ancient Petra from the Treasury Building. Along the way you will see many tombs and houses built by the Nabateans including the four Royal Tombs built in the 1st century AD ( Urn Tomb, Silk Tomb, Corinthian Tomb and Palace Tomb). This particular façade is impressive from... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This street leaves you feeling like you've stepped back into time. The artistry and craftsmanship of the era is still very much visible in the rocks.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We walked past the facades on the first day. We thought they were intersting but it wasn't until the second day when we had a guide that we started to understand all the markings and what the difference in them all were. You can't miss them but you can miss out if you don't have a good travel guide or... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Row of Nabataean monumental tombs on the left side of the trail, well over halfway into the trail. Number of archaeological designs are evident.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Often overlooked, the street of facades is one of my favourites in the entire sites. Its smaller scale means it makes excellent location for selfies.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just after the Treasury building is the street of Facades. This is a street connecting the entrance to Petra and the Treasury with the main thoroughfare. It is a series of stone facades carved into the mountainsides and houses a number of tombs. There are also cave residences carved into the mountain as well. They say the tombs are the... More 

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Stuttgart
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Petra is not just the Treasury - it extends well beyond that area. Take the time to explore the Street of Facades and surroundings - if you have a guide so much the better to put it all into context.

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