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 ...
Petra. Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean caravan-city, situated ... It
is one of the world's most famous archaeological sites, where ancient Eastern ...
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 ...
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
The ancient city of Petra was literally carved from the sandstone cliffs of southern
Jordan. There the Nabataeans built temples and tombs, houses and halls, ...
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 ...
Petra, an archaeological site in Jordan was built during the 6 - 4 BCE centuries
by the ... the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea, stands the ancient city of Petra.
Mar 15, 2013 ... The lost city of Petra in Jordan - named as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World
- is a majestic place thousands of years old that still holds ...