Temple of Dushares, Petra - Wadi Musa

#8 of 12 in Historic Sites in Petra - Wadi Musa
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Remnants of Temple of Dushares still stand remarkably tall, while some sections remain embedded into rock. This temple boasts the largest facade in Petra, indicating that its construction must have been a costly project. Make Temple of Dushares a part of your Petra - Wadi Musa vacation plans using our Petra - Wadi Musa road trip planning website.
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  • The most important Temple to Petra was dedicated to Dushara (Qasr al-Bint). Built in the first half of the 1st Century AD, there is a flight of 26 marble steps on the ascent to the Temple. It is...  more »
  • The Temple of Dushares was an important religious temple dedicated to the main Nabataean god Dushara. It was built around the second half of the 1st century BC. According to a local legend, the...  more »
  • Beautiful Nabatean landmark. Few freestanding structures remain in Petra. The inner sanctum of Petra is one of them
  • Great archeological site!

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