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Bab As-Siq, Petra: 16 reviews and 35 photos


In case you are wondering what is this kind of trench you can see at around 1 meter high in the rock, this is not a bank carved for the exhausted tourists, this is the aqueduct used by the Nabataneans. It was indeed the place of a long argyle pipe carrying water into the city.
Of course when the Romans besieged the city, this is the first thing they destroyed?

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  • Written Jan 2, 2005
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