Wadi Musa is one of the Jordanian cities which is located in the southern part of Jordan, located 250 km from Amman. It is a small city located at the entrance to the ancient city of Petra, where Petra was built and its construction penetrated the city of Wadi Musa from east to west. And it is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in the Jordanian city of Petra.
It mentions that Wadi Musa is located in the Bayt Al-Maqdis, which is a valley between the land of Qibli Bait Al-Maqdis and the land of the Hejaz.
Wadi Musa is characterized by its abundance of olive trees and With a series of high mountains. it is also contained a number of hotels, restaurants, and distinguished tourist facilities.
The relationship between Wadi Musa and Prophet of God Musa.
It is mentioned that the Prophet of God Moses, peace be upon him, descended in the place of this valley, and he was aware of his imminent death, so he took the stone from which 12 eyes erupted, and the Prophet of God nailed the stone in one of the mountains of that region, then 12 springs emerged from it, and then it turned into 12 villages. And every village was for a group of people, after which the soul of our master Musa, peace be upon him, was seized, and the stone remained in its place, and he mentioned on the authority of Judge Abu Al-Hasan Ali bin Yusuf that he saw that stone, and said that its size is similar to the size of the head of a goat, and there is no stone in that mountain that resembles that stone.
Musa Springs is located in the northern part of Wadi Musa and is classified as a type of religious tourism, as it is visited by many local residents as well. These springs are located in a contemporary, modest building with three domes.
*Wadi Musa also known as *Elji in the past, and the reason for this name is due to the people resorting to it during crises and wars; In order to fortify, and protect themselves.