The Siq (Arabic: al-Siq) is the main entrance to the city of Petra. It's a dim, narrow gorge, with walls 100-200m high, about 1200m long. The Siq was formed when tectonic forces split the mountain into two. Over time the Wadi Musa waters then smoothened the walls of the Siq. In the last part of the Siq the walls have a pink-orange colour.

01 Entrance to the Siq 02 The Siq 03 The Siq 04 Rock formation 05 Narrow passage through the rocks 06 The Siq
07 The Siq at its widest 08 Narrow passage through the rocks 09 Passage through steep pink rocks 10 Passage through steep pink rocks 11 The Siq 12 Passage through steep pink rocks
13 Passage through steep pink rocks 14 Passage through steep pink rocks 15 Narrow passage through the rocks 16 Passage through steep pink rocks 17 Panoramic view of Wadi Musa
18 Road in Bab as-Siq area 19 Tourists walking through Bab as-Siq 20 Obelisk tomb in Bab as-Siq area 21 Road in Bab as-Siq area
22 Cave in Bab as-Siq area
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