Info & Maps of Petra

Opening times

The site is open from 6am to 6pm during the summer and from 6am to 4 pm in winter. The Park police try to move tourists out of the site before dark because the terrain is difficult to manage in the dark.

  Exhibition of Petra visitor center

It contains 280 artifacts, dating back to different ages, the exhibition consists of five halls showing the history of Petra and information about the nabatean’s life and their civilization and showing their life tools and statues which was discovered in Petra by archaeological excavations teams and many other historical pieces.

Brochures introducing Petra and its various monuments are available at the Visitor Center in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. Various maps of Petra, including an aerial view map and a physical relief of the area, can also be obtained from the Visitor Center.


Licensed tour guides can be booked from the Visitor Center to take you through the site. Our guides speak Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Germany, Russian and Greek.

an and Greek.

SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2019