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Within Wadi Musa are several restaurants serving traditional cuisine. For a truly memorable night out there is the Petra Kitchen where, under the watchful eyes of local chefs, you and your fellow diners can prepare your own traditional Arabic meal.

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A modest shrine commemorating the death of Aaron, brother of Moses, was built in the 13th century by the Mameluk Sultan, high atop Mount Aaron (Jabal Haroun) in the Sharah range.

The Petra by Night tour, which begins at the Petra Visitors' Centre at around 8:30 p.m.(1630 GMT) on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, takes visitors through the Siq to the Khazneh along a candle-lit path leading to the centre of the historic city. Enjoy the haunting music of the Bedouins at the Treasury.

In 1985, Petra was officially listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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More information on Petra and its other attractions can be obtained from the Visitors' Centre at the entrance to the site, while the Petra Archaeological Museum, inside the site, houses a wide variety of finds from Petra.