Colonnade Street, Petra

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    The Colonnaded Street

    by Paul2001 Updated Nov 12, 2004

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    The Colonnaded Street

    The Colonnaded Street was the dividing point of Petra when the Romans ruled Petra. At onetime the street was flanked by markets. All that remains of the markets and flanking temples that probably existed here are the columns and the paved stones along the street. From the end of the street you have an outstanding view of the The Royal Tombs as can see in this photo.

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    Colonnaded Street

    by antistar Updated Mar 10, 2014

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    Collonaded Street, Petra
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    Connecting the Royal Tombs with the central part of the site is the Colonnaded Street. It's a tough walk along uneven (and often missing) stones. The slowness of your progress along this street is taken advantage of by trinket sellers. I found it easier going to walk down the sides of the street, behind the crumbling colonnades.

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    Colonnaded Street

    by tim07 Written Feb 10, 2008

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    Built in about AD 106 by the Romans only a few of the columns that lined it have been re-erected. Off the street there are the remains of the lower, middle & upper market. Even more impressive though is the remains of the Great Temple.

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    Colonnade Street

    by Blatherwick Written Aug 23, 2005
    Colonnade Street

    Only a short stretch of the Colonnaded Street remains of the 6 meter wide paved road in Petrea. It was constructed sometime around 106 AD, shortly after the Roman annexation of Petra. It replaced an earlier Nabataean track. Along the street you can still see the remains of the Upper Market, The Lower Market, the Royal Palace and the big temple.

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    Colonaded Street

    by PierreZA Written May 24, 2009

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    Collonaded Street

    This was most probably the street running through the central part of the town.
    There were temples, baths, markets etc along the street.

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