Temple of Dushares, Petra - Wadi Musa

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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 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 »
  • This is the only freestanding building left in Jordan. The reason for this is down to it’s very clever design. On each wall there are three courses of wood in the walls. The wood acts as a damper in.....  more »
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  • 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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