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Ancient City of Petra in Jordan

The Ancient City of Petra in Jordan

Petra is an archaeological site in Jordan on the slopes of Mount Hor 

among the mountains on the eastern flank of Wadi Araba 

- the large valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba.

Petra is renowned for its rock-cut architecture and is one of the "New Wonders of the World".

 It has been described as "a rose-red city half as old as time". 

UNESCO has described it as "one of the most precious cultural properties of man's heritage". 

Petra is a World Heritage Site.

 

The Monastery at the Ancient City of Petra in Jordan

The Monastery at the Ancient City of Petra

 

The Treasury at the Ancient City of Petra

The Treasury at the Ancient City of Petra

 

The Treasury at the Ancient City of Petra

The Treasury at the Ancient City of Petra


The Treasury at the Ancient City of Petra

The Treasury at the Ancient City of Petra





The Urn Tomb at the Ancient City of Petra in Jordan

The Urn Tomb at the Ancient City of Petra in Jordan





The Ancient City of Petra in Jordan

The Ancient City of Petra in Jordan



Ancient City of Petra in Jordan

Ancient City of Petra in Jordan





Ancient City of Petra in Jordan

Ancient City of Petra in Jordan


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Mountain Desert Scenery in Jordan



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