The Mystery of the 'Other Petra' Located in Saudi Arabia
The beautiful ancient city of Petra in modern Jordan needs no introduction. After all, it is considered to be one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. But few people know that Petra has a "twin city" located in Saudi Arabia.
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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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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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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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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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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
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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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"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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A view at the Milky Way above Petra, Jordan. 2. People gathering around molten lava in Iceland. 3. A melanistic leopard captured at the Tadoba National park, India. 4. This photo of Salvador Dali was taken in 1948 by Philippe Halsman.
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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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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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