Petra Links

Links to other useful sites about Petra



Wikipedia’s summary of information about Petra.


Petra’s entry on the UNESCO World Heritage list, with an extensive photo and video gallery.

History Channel

A one-page article about Petra, with a brief historical overview and links for further reading.

National Geographic

National Geographic’s introduction to Petra, including a 2-minute video.

Petra National Trust

Information about Petra and the work of the Petra National Trust, which works to preserve the site.

Tourist Information

Petra Development And Tourism Region Authority

Official promotional site for Petra from the Petra Tourism Authority.


Collaboratively-edited information about Petra by Wikitravel.


Collaboratively-edited information about Petra by Wikivoyage.

History and Archaeology

Brown University

Extensive information about archaeological research at Petra supported by Brown University and other organizations.


Article about construction techniques used at Petra.