Posted on Mar 15, 2020

Jordan Day Tour And More

Little Petra
little Petra Location:10 Min Away from Petra, Jordan.
Names: Al-Beidha.
Description: It’s a small copy of the main site.
Usage: agricultural center, trading suburb and resupply post for camel caravans visiting the rose city.
Al- Beidha
You May Have heard about the most famous archaeological site in Jordan Which is Called Petra (The rose city).

but the thing that you may don’t know about that there is a small copy of the huge Petra called a little Petra(Al – Beida).

it’s 10 minutes far away from the huge Petra

It’s one of the first settled villages in human history. Founded between 7200BC to 6500BC,

The settlement burned down and rebuild around that time.

it inhabited for a short while before it abandoned.

The Retaining wall and houses are still visible today.

The site includes tombs, temples, water channels, and cisterns carved out of the rock as well as the remains of frescoes on plaster.

many religious activities were held, including the Feast of Drink, when the king of the Nabataeans hosted celebrations,

and provide drinks for his guests.

There is also a cave with the remains of a fresco painted by the Nabataeans that represented grapevines, which confirmed the view that (Al-Beidha) the area of wine production.
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