Petra
in Ma'an Governorate, Jordan

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.321 and 35.479 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 19' 15" and E 35° 28' 44"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dinar - JOD
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:45 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Amman
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:43 am and 6:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Jordan in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Jordan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Jordan. Last Update: 2019-10-20 07:22:34

Delve into Petra

Petra in Ma'an Governorate with it's 14,000 habitants is a town located in Jordan about 116 mi (or 187 km) south of Amman, the country's capital town.

Time in Petra is now 03:45 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Amman with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 10 airports closer to Petra, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Ein Yahav Airfield in Israel in a distance of 26 mi (or 43 km). The closest airport in Jordan is Aqaba King Hussein International Airport in a distance of 56 mi (or 43 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Jordan is Petra in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Adhruh, Ayl, Ash Shawbak, Al Murayghah and Ar Rishah. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 29%
Air Pressure 1017.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 21st of October 2019

27°C (81 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 22nd of October 2019

26°C (79 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 23rd of October 2019

23°C (73 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

MOVENPICK RESORT PETRA

Address
0,1 mi
WADI MOUSSA
718 101 Petra Touurest
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


MOEVENPICK NABATEAN CASTLE HOTEL

Address
2,6 mi
WADI MUSA P O BOX 184
71811 Petra
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


P Quattro Relax Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
petra- jordan
71810 Petra
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 02:00 - Checkin: 08:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Petra Marriott Hotel

Address
1,5 mi
Taybeh Road
71810 Petra
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Petra Sella Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Main Street, Tourist street
71810 Wadi Musa
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kings' Way Hotel Petra

Address
1,2 mi
Wadi Mousa, Main Street
Wadi Musa
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Amra Palace International Hotel

Address
4,3 mi
Wadi Mousa
71810 Petra
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


La Maison Hotel Petra

Address
0,6 mi
Tourism Stret
71810 Wadi Musa
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Petra Inn Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Tourism Street
71810 Wadi Musa
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Petra Nights Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
PO Box 142
71810 Petra
Jordan

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Petra Sella Hotel

Published: September 23, 2014
Length: 27:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mohamad Mashaleh

Petra Sella Hotel room view.


Jordan - From Kerak to Petra

Published: October 05, 2012
Length: 23:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lars Hoffmann

The little trip takes you from the mighty Crusader castle of Kerak via the royal road to Petra. There are some interesting insights into the landscape and the relationship with Israel. In Petra...


(980)The Mountain of Aaron (Jabal Haroun) and town of Wadi Musa with BGM

Published: April 05, 2014
Length: 15:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MIZOtheworldheritage

The Mountain is the highest peak in the area =) There is tomb of Aaron, brother of Moses at the top of that Mountain !! :-o The route to the top and back will take 4-8 hours !! =:-o.


Jordan Aqaba-Petra part 3

Published: July 26, 2010
Length: 44:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KuznetsovSergey

http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/a8215/1b7853/


Jordanien - Von Kerak nach Petra

Published: October 05, 2012
Length: 49:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lars Hoffmann

Die kleine Fahrt führt von der mächtigen Kreuzritterburg Kerak über die Königsstraße nach Petra. Es gibt ein paar Einblicke in die Landschaft und Interessantes zum Verhältnis zu Israel....


Solo Trip to Petra!

Published: December 31, 2017
Length: 39:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Samantha McLeod

My trip to Petra in Jordan!


Wadi musa petra وادي موسى وسط البلد jordan

Published: November 25, 2017
Length: 42:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jehad al bdour

Wadi musa petra وادي موسى وسط البلد #Jehad_TW_Albdour #LoveJo #wadi_musa #Jordan #adventure #Photography #travel #Canon #traveling #lovelife ...


Walking through the canyon of Petra part4

Published: April 12, 2018
Length: 54:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: stefan balbae


【约旦vlog】63.i-中国小夫妻徒步沙漠并与当地动物亲切交谈

Published: May 05, 2018
Length: 17:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 琮麟日日记

我们是神奇的的动物语言学家,我们能直接跟约旦的动物交谈,有视频为证。


Πέτρα - Ιορδανία - 2018

Published: November 03, 2018
Length: 03:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TravelSIF

Πέτρα - TravelSif - Ιορδανία.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Al Khazneh

"The Treasury" redirects here, for other uses see The Treasury (disambiguation) Al Khazneh is one of the most elaborate temples in the ancient Jordanian city of Petra. As with most of the other buildings in this ancient town, including the Monastery, this structure was also carved out of a sandstone rock face. It has classical Greek-influenced architecture, and it is a popular tourist attraction.

Located at 30.3225, 35.4516 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Jordan, Tourism in Jordan, Buildings and structures in Jordan, Petra, Arabic architecture, Rock cut architecture

Wadi Musa

Wadi Musa, ("وادي موسى" in Arabic, translated as "Valley of Moses"), is the name of a town located in the Ma'an Governorate in southern Jordan east of Petra at latitude 30.317N and longitude 35.483E. It is the nearest town to the archaeological site of Petra and hosts many hotels and restaurants for tourists visiting this place. Approximately 2 kilometers from the main town, there is an important Bedouin settlement.

Located at 30.32, 35.4784 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Ma'an Governorate

Vaux Moise

Vaux Moise, also Li Vaux Moise (The Valley of Moses) is a small crusader castle close to Wadi Musa in Jordan). It was founded by Baldwin I of Jerusalem as an outpost of the larger crusader castle at Montreal.

Located at 30.3331, 35.4658 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Crusader castles, Castles in Jordan

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Aljī, El-Gi, Elji, Elchi, Petra, Wādī Mūsá, وادي موسى, بترا, Петра