Wadi Musa

Wadi Musa is a town located in the Ma'an Governorate 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

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

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Al-Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in , a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. is situated 3 km west of Wadi Musa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Vaux Moise, also Li Vaux Moise is a small crusader castle close to Wadi Musa in . is situated 2 km northwest of Wadi Musa.

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The is a religious temple in the Nabataean city of . is situated 4 km west of Wadi Musa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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