Petra is an ancient city in Jordan . It was the capital of the Nabataeans.Given their grave temple, carved directly out of the rock, it is considered as a unique cultural monument. In 1985, Petra was in the list of UNESCO world heritage included. Petra is considered one of the biggest attractions of the Middle East.
Petra itself is only the ancient city, now a museum. Wadi Musa is the modern settlement. Here are the necessary infrastructure, hotels of all classes, restaurants, banks and whatever else has a modern town. It is advisable to stay 1 or 2 nights in Wadi Musa, to allow enough time for the visit of Petra have.
Day guests are charged 90 JD (90 €), tourists who stay in Wadi Musa (Petra) pay the other hand, 50 JD (50 €) for 1 day, 55 JD and 60 JD for 2 days for 3 days. For students, there is no discount. (Dec. 2011).