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The mosaics in the northern intercolumnar spaces are decorated with geometric ornaments.
© Photo: Haupt & Binder
Western section: the Burnt Palace with two wings, the Martyrs' Church (al-Khadir), and remains of a paved courtyard and Roman street.
In July 2021, the UNESCO inscribed the historical Jordanian city in the list of World Heritage sites.
Chronological account of facts and figures on the history of Petra and the Nabataeans.
Spectacular landscapes and a wealth of historical sites along the ancient route of Jordan.
Recommendations for cultural travellers: Contemporary art, art history, architecture, design, cultural heritage
Web guide: informative photo tours, and special presentations of sites, venues, events, projects
The internal distance between two columns or pillars of a row supporting an arch or an entablature.