The Treasury (Al-Khazneh)

Al-Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in , a city of the Nabatean Kingdom inhabited by the Arabs in ancient times. As with most of the other buildings in this ancient town, including the Monastery, this structure was carved out of a sandstone rock face.

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Petra, originally known to its inhabitants as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

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The Qasr al-Bint is a religious temple in the Nabataean city of . is situated 1¼ km northwest of The Treasury (Al-Khazneh). Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Vaux Moise, also Li Vaux Moise is a small crusader castle close to in . is situated 2 km northeast of The Treasury (Al-Khazneh).

The Treasury (Al-Khazneh)

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