Street of Facades – Petra

The Street of Facades connects the path from the Treasury to the main portion of Petra. All along the road are houses (or possibly tombs) with very tall faces, again cut directly into the stone. We also noticed that the houses were built on different levels (5th photo) of rock and eventually began to look like a small village. The Street of Facades eventually splits into two paths. On the left, up a steep mountain is the exit point of a trail leading up to the High Place of Sacrifice (detailed in a later post). A trail forward leads into Petra proper, and the entrance is decorated by a…

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~ by jonathanmtsai on December 5, 2010.

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