Siq al-Barid Nicknamed Little Petra in Jordan - Encircle Photos

6 Siq al-Barid Nicknamed Little Petra in Jordan

Siq al-Barid is an archeological site nicknamed Little Petra because it is only about 1,500 feet long. This suburb of the larger Nabataean community of Petra was built during the 1st century. It is listed as part of the same UNESCO World Heritage Site. This magnificent façade greets you before your enter a long passage through the canyon. The building was carved into the sandstone cliff as opposed to being built in the traditional sense.

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Little Petra, Jordan

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