A person standing in the doorway of the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, shows the
enormity of the ancient building's entrance. Carved into the sandstone hill by the
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Sep 14, 2012 ... The Ancient City of Petra (Jordan): The Siq, The Treasury, The Facades Street,
The City Center, The Monastery, views from 5 mountaintops ...
The area encompasses a breathtaking landscape of pink-hued rock mountains,
the focus of which is the amazing ancient Nabataean city of Petra, which was ...
A rose-red city half as old as time. These these words sound like the opening
lyrics to a love song. Instead, a poet penned them and they speak of an ancient ...
Petra, which means "stone" in Greek, is perhaps the most spectacular ancient city
remaining in the modern world, and certainly a must-see for visitors to Jordan ...
Deep within the deserts of Jordan lies the ancient city of Petra. Through a narrow
gorge it emerges into view, revealing awe-inspiring monuments cut into the ...
Nov 30, 2012 ... Read Petra: secrets of Jordan's lost city. ... Though the weather-worn rockface is
still peppered with ancient dwellings and sepulchres, many are ...
Oct 5, 2016 ... PETRA, THE ANCIENT CITY sculpted out of the red-rock cliffs in the Jordanian
desert, is one of the most renowned archaeological sites in the ...
Petra the Ancient City - Why do the fascinating remains of remote cities always
seem to entice our imagination? Learn about the discovery and inhabitants.
Today, the site of Petra seems to be a foolish place to build a city: it is dry and
arid with limited space for farming and houses. In ancient times, however, the