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Best Things to See in Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan: the best things to do. There is more to see than the Treasury. Visit the awesome Monastery, get a bird's eye view from the High Place of Sacrifice, ride a camel, and meet the Bedoin people.

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Petra, meaning stone in Aramaic, a Jordanian city, famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduit system. Established possibly as early as 312 BC. Discovered by Swiss explorer in 1812.

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Petra (البتراء)

Petra at night. I will never forget walking at night in the desert, in silence, only candles guiding me under the stars until you reach the passage and, finally,the treasure. It was beautifully overwhelming.

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A first-timer's guide to Petra, Jordan

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