Best Things To Do in Petra, Jordan

Whether you're visiting Petra for a few days or are a localite, Petra is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Petra. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Petra. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Petra. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Petra keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Petra listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Petra which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Petra will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Petra recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Petra

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Petra that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    Treasury

    Address: Ma'an Governorate, Jordan .

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It was built between 100BC and 200AD, you will find a 3.5 metre high urn which people have come to believe contains the Nabateans’ wealth.

  2. #2 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    Grand View Resort

    Address: P.O.Box 11 | Wadi Mousa, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan .

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It offers more of a splurge. This is one of Petra’s top hotels. The service is excellent and you will be able to enjoy a great view of the Mountain of Aaron, JabalHaroun.

  3. #3 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    - Used in 156 itineraries
    Shobak Castle

    Tags: Castle

    Address: Shobak, Jordan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Delve deep into the history of Jordan by visiting this majestic castle in Shobak. Jordan is a culturally rich country steeped in history. Moreover, a slice of history awaits you here at Shobak castle....Read more

  4. #4 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    Sun City Restaurant

    Address: Petra main Tourist Street | Less than 300 Meters from the Petra Gate, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan 962-3- 215-4-123

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It serves Middle Eastern dishes. A great place to be with family,, business meetings and any gathering you can think of.

  5. #5 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    - Used in 3 itineraries
    Siq

    Address: Siq,Petra, Jordan.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It is around a mile long and is a main route for tourists. This is also the route you will need to take if you are going to the treasury, but there are donkeys and horses available.

  6. #6 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    - Used in 5 itineraries
    Al Wadi Restaurant

    Address: Central Circle, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan +962795300135

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It is located in the center of town. The food here is reasonably priced and the service is very friendly. The food is so much, you will not be able to finish.

  7. #7 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    Si Wan

    Address: It is located in the heart of Wadi Mousa City, 10 minutes walk to the visitors center.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

     It offers local food that is tasty and the prices are very fair. You will also find a cheap and good bakery located close by.

  8. #8 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    - Used in 1 itinerary
    Cleopatra Hotel

    Address: Queen Rania St. | P.O.Box 125, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It is a mid-range hotel with couches and televisions. Refurbished in 2010, the rooms now include bathrooms. There is a bus station nearby, but you will find free transport in Petra.

  9. #9 of 18 Things To Do in Petra
    Petra Magic Restaurant

    Address: Petra,Jordan.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It is a great place to be, they serve Middle Eastern food and meals are simply delicious. It is rated by visitors as the best restaurant out of the 19restaurants you find in Petra.

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