Welcome to the Ancient and Secret City of Petra...
Petra by candlelight. The beautiful red hues of the rocky city receive added warmth from more than 1500 candles lighting the city while in the background, Bedouin music is played. Petra City is a sight not many get to see.
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Petra is an archeological and historical city located in South Jordan's Ma'an governorate. It is most famous for its exceptionally intricate rock-cut architecture, as well as for its fascinating water conduit system.
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Petra, in Jordan, is one of the world's most precious and ancient architectural wonders.
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Petra Petra is undoubtedly one of the most famous tourist sites in Jordan. This ancient city, which served as the capital of the Nabatean kingdom from 312 BCE, is best known for its impressive burial palaces in red sandstone, which also gave it its nickname the Rose City.
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 – Petra, Jordan Though the third part of the Indiana Jones trilogy was filmed all over the world (Utah, the UK, and Turkey included) we chose to focus on the unique city of Petra.
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Petra is an especially clever African Grey who has learned to master both Alexa and Google, calling Walmart and making shopping lists, among other pranks, for which she always blames her cockatoo neighbor.
Jordan is One Middle Eastern Country That You Should Visit
From the ancient Greeks and Romans who built temples, roads, and coliseums, that still stand today in places such as Pella and Jerash, to the Nabataeans and the wonder that is Petra, and through the bustling modern city of Amman, Jordan’s landscape is a rich tapestry of its past and present.
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Petra The rock-cut architecture of Petra is world-famous, and the archaeological city has also been designated one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Known as the Red City or the Rose City, Petra was once the capital city of the Nabataean Kingdom before becoming part of the Roman Empire.
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“Petra disappointed me with the notoriously costly entrance fee, which is $70 per person.” - Petra, Jordan 12. “I heard a lot from my friends that I should visit Cambodia for this temple.
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Bahareya Oasis, Egypt Source The Nile, Egypt Source The highest place in the Middle East - Mount Damavand, Iran Source Siah Bishe, Iran Source Kurdistan Border, Iraq Source The Dead Sea, Israel Source The Galillee, Israel Source The Red Sea, Aqaba, Jordan Source Petra, Jordan Source Babylos, Lebanon
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By Emmanuelle Moureaux Petra, Jordan Bowles Hall Dormitory (Berkeley, CA ) Barcelonian Balconies Treehouse, Redmond, USA, by Steve Rondel The Dolomitenblick (residential home). Sesto, Italy. Aerial view of the surreal world of the desert city of Dubai. Rest Stops (highway rest/bus station).
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Lost City of Petra Source This stunning structure is carved out of solid rock. Believed to have been constructed around 400 BC, it remained hidden from explorers for many years. The mysterious lost city is now one of the New7Wonders of the World.
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Al Khazneh or “The Treasury” at Petra, Jordan Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an, that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.
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Petra and Lalibela For an ancient fairy tale, Petra is definitely worth a visit. But the crowds of tourists and developed infrastructure can slightly spoil the impression, leaving you little time to enjoy the beauty.
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see the reality A whimsical visit to Geiranger in Norway - click to see the reality The gorgeous town of Positano, Italy - click to see the reality The ancient wonder of Machu Picchu - click to see the reality Iceland's mesmerizing Blue Lagoon - click to see the reality Jordan's mysterious wonder, Petra
These Pictures Were Taken At an Angle We Can Only Dream Of
"Balmoral Ball" , Petra Leary - First place in Portrait professional group 11. "Pain of the Earth” , In The Higher Sky - First place in Story professional group 12. "Suns Up, Nets Out" , Zay Yar Lin - first place in Landscape professional group 13.
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Petra Built around 1200BC, Petra is an ancient city of Jordan, renowned not just for the fact that it's entirely built inside "towering rocks," but for its intricacies therein.
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[related_articles] A city chiseled in stone Click to watch Petra was an ancient Nabatean kingdom in Jordan that is most famous for its 1st century gorgeous temple built into a cliffside, nicknamed “The Treasure”.
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Brown-throated sloth (By Petra Becvar, Wikimedia Commons ) 14. Emperor tamarin (By Steve Wilson, Wikimedia Commons ) 15. Blue poison dart frog (By Michael Gäbler, Wikimedia Commons ) 16. South American jaguar (By Charles J Sharp, Wikimedia Commons ) 17.
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Petra, Jordan The UNESCO World Heritage site used to be the home of the Nabateans 2,000 years ago, but today it is a spectacular tourist attraction in Jordan. Photo: Raymond Choo. Pitlochry, Scotland A gorgeous light show in Scotland. Photo: Eddie Bayne.
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The Ancient City of Petra The Great Pyramid of Giza The Hanging Gardens of Babylon The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Approximately when was the Great Pyramid of Giza constructed? c. 2580–2560 BC c. 4850-4830 BC c. 1000-980 BC c. 150-170 AD Which pharaoh was the Great Pyramid of Giza built for?
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It’s a combination of the Greek words petra, meaning stone and -ichor, meaning the blood of gods and goddesses. The term was coined by the two Australian researchers Isabel Bear and Dick Thomas when they included it in a paper they published in 1964. 2.
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Try Again Share Result Petra Susanahajer This ancient and breathtaking old city is a quiet and impressive place, with a history rich in world shattering events. One can say your personality is a bit mysterious, full of surprises and very, very deep.