in Ma'an Governorate, Jordan
- Ein Yahav Airfield (26 mi)
- Yotvata Airfield (38 mi)
- Ovda International Airport (42 mi)
- Aqaba King Hussein International Airport (56 mi)
- Eilat Airport (61 mi)
- Taba International Airport (66 mi)
- Bar Yehuda Airfield (70 mi)
- Be'er Sheva (Teyman) Airport (80 mi)
- Queen Alia International Airport (102 mi)
- Ben Gurion International Airport (122 mi)
- Petra (Unesco heritage, 2 mi)
- Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev (Unesco heritage, 24 mi)
- Wadi Rum Protected Area (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Masada (Unesco heritage, 69 mi)
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (Unesco heritage, 86 mi)
- Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves (Unesco heritage, 95 mi)
- Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Unesco heritage, 97 mi)
- Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir (Unesco heritage, 99 mi)
- Quseir Amra (Unesco heritage, 121 mi)
- 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:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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 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
MOEVENPICK NABATEAN CASTLE HOTEL
P Quattro Relax Hotel
Petra Marriott Hotel
Petra Sella Hotel
Kings' Way Hotel Petra
Amra Palace International Hotel
La Maison Hotel Petra
Petra Inn Hotel
Petra Nights Hotel
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Jordan - From Kerak to Petra
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
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.
Jordanien - Von Kerak nach Petra
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....
Wadi musa petra وادي موسى وسط البلد jordan
Wadi musa petra وادي موسى وسط البلد #Jehad_TW_Albdour #LoveJo #wadi_musa #Jordan #adventure #Photography #travel #Canon #traveling #lovelife ...
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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.
"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.
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Petra.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Aljī, El-Gi, Elji, Elchi, Petra, Wādī Mūsá, وادي موسى, بترا, Петра