The small settlement, only 3 km on the eastern side of Petra, and surrounded by walnut trees and poplars is called Petri.In summertime Petri becomes an international haunt, since many foreigners have bought houses here. In Petri one can enjoy the panoramic view of all the area of Petra and especially the breath-taking sunsets.
The yearly feast takes place on July 7, celebrating Saint Cyriace.