Wadi Musa is a town located in the in southern . It is the administrative center of the Petra Department and the nearest town to the archaeological site of .
Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
Al-Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in , a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. Photo: Graham Racher, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, also Li or Alwaeira Castle is a small crusader castle close to Wadi Musa in .

Tourist attraction
The is a religious temple in the Nabataean city of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
The Petra Garden and Pool Complex is a name given to a series of structures within the center of the city of .

Localities in the Area

, the fabled "rose red city, half as old as time", is a well known ancient Nabataean city in the south of . Photo: Faraheed, CC BY-SA 3.0.


30.3217° or 30° 19' 18" north
35.4801° or 35° 28' 48.3" east
Open Location Code
1127 metres (3698 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 411050499
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Wadi Musa
  • Arabic: Wādī Mūsá
  • Arabic: بترا
  • Arabic: وادي موسى
  • Armenian: Վադի Մուսա
  • Basque: Wadi Musa
  • Bengali: ওয়াদি মুসা
  • Cebuano: Petra
  • Cebuano: Wādī Mūsá
  • Central Kurdish: دۆڵی مووسا
  • Chinese: 摩西谷
  • Chinese: 瓦迪穆萨
  • Danish: Wadi Musa
  • Dutch: Wadi Musa
  • English: Wadi Musa
  • Finnish: Wadi Musa
  • French: Gaia
  • French: Val-Moyse
  • French: Wadi Musa
  • German: Wadi Musa
  • Greek: Γουάντι Μούσα
  • Gujarati: વાડી મુસા
  • Hebrew: ואדי מוסא
  • Hindi: वाडी मूसा
  • Hindi: वादी मूसा
  • Hungarian: Vádi Músza
  • Indonesian: Wadi Musa
  • Italian: Wadi Musa
  • Japanese: ワディ・ムサ
  • Kannada: ವಾಡಿ ಮುಸ
  • Korean: 와디 무사
  • Latvian: Vadimusa
  • Lithuanian: Vadi Musa
  • Malay: Wadi Musa
  • Malayalam: വാദി മൂസ
  • Marathi: वाडी मूसा
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Wadi Musa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Wadi Musa
  • Persian: وادی موسی
  • Polish: Wadi Musa
  • Portuguese: Wadi Musa
  • Romanian: Wadi Musa
  • Russian: Вади-Муса
  • Russian: Петра
  • Scots: Wadi Musa
  • Sinhala: වැඩි මුසා
  • Slovenian: Wadi Musa
  • Spanish: Wadi Musa
  • Swedish: Wadi Musa
  • Tamil: வாடி மூஸா
  • Telugu: వాడి ముసా
  • Thai: วาดิ มูซา
  • Turkish: Wadi Musa
  • Ukrainian: Ваді-Муса
  • Urdu: وادی موسی
  • Vietnamese: Wadi Musa
  • Aljī
  • El-Gi
  • Elchi
  • Elji

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