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Petra With Kids – Exploring Jordan’s Most Well Known Ancient City

Exploring Petra with Kids in Jordan - Family Travel in the Middle East

Petra With Kids – Exploring Jordan’s Most Well Known Ancient City


I will be honest, I had NO IDEA Petra even existed. History Major fail over here. But when we found out we were going to Jordan, the research began! The rose coloured, rock-cut capital city of the Nabataens is Jordan’s biggest tourist draw, with over half a million visitors walking the Siq to experience the entrance to this ancient city. Read more about our visit to Petra with Kids in my article for Canadian Traveller Magazine: Exploring Petra with Kids – Let their Imagination Recreate its Ancient Past.

Petra with Kids - Family Travel in Jordan

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Wednesday 30th of November 2016

This is such an incredible place to bring your kids. I'm dying to take my boys and I'm so glad you took the chance and visited... and fell in love with the place!

Lindsay Nieminen

Wednesday 30th of November 2016

Keryn it was amazing! I recommend it to anyone! Spring break would be an awesome time (and we will be there too!)

Virginie - Travel With My Kids

Tuesday 29th of November 2016

Petra seems to be one of the most beautiful Middle East site! My friends who travel Jordan with kids loved it, especially Petra and Waadi Rum. Thanks for sharing :)


Monday 28th of November 2016

Looks like an amazing place to visit, with plenty to explore for both kids and adults. Your pictures are wonderful.

Lewuga Benson

Sunday 27th of November 2016

When most people think of the Middle East they think it's full of conflict-----but that is just not true. It is a beautiful place with many amazing cities, ancient architectures, etc. And that's why I really enjoyed your retelling of your time there, specifically, Petra, because you showed how neat and spectacular it was. Great read---I must visit there someday!