Petra, Jordan: This ancient city in southwestern Jordan, built on a terrace around Wadi Musa, or Valley of Moses, was the capital of the Arab kingdom of the Nabateans. The city is famous for water tunnels and stone structures carved in the rock.
Facade of the Treasury in Petra, Jordan. Petra, hidden in a deep gorge in Jordan, was once described as "the rose red city half as old as time." Whereas the façade of its famous Treasury was carved some two thousand years ago.
'Ever since Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt rediscovered this spectacular site in 1812 the ancient Nabataean city of Petra has been drawing the crowds and with good reason. This is one of the Middle Easts most treasured attract