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The Monastery, Petra, Jordan - Situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, this vast ancient city was quite literally carved into the dusky-pink rock face

The Ancient Charms of Petra Jordan

Though Jordan is a country steeped in history, Petra Jordan is by far its most famous attraction. Aptly-named, Petra means "stone" in Greek.

Petra, Jordan, from Iryna

The ancient city of Petra, Jordan is an architectural masterpiece. Built into the side of a rock cliff, Petra was carved as early as 312 BC. Petra was names a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was unknown to the western world until

a Jordanian trekking holiday - Petra

200 Years Since Petra Was Discovered. Petra is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jordan. In the year the city of Petra had been

The Treasury (Al Khazneh) at Petra   is carved out from the sandstone cliff wall, it was probably a temple tomb.  Petra is in a valley and was founded by the Nabatean civilization, who carved buildings out of the red rock face. #Jordan #kitsakis

The Treasury (Al Khazneh) at Petra is carved out from the sandstone cliff wall, it was probably a temple tomb. Petra is in a valley and was founded by the Nabatean civilization, who carved buildings out of the red rock face.

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Karawanen-Stützpunkt vergangener Zeiten Petra ist ein Mythos, ein Geheimnis. Bekannt als phantastisch schöne, in Felsen gehauene, längst verlassene Stadt, Anziehungspunkt für Reisende aus aller Wel…

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The facade of Petra& treasury is carved out of a sandstone rock face. Image by Reynold Mainse / Design Pics Perspectives / Getty Images

Petra, Jordan The first view of the ancient town, approaching it from the canyon, is breathtaking. - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://travelnerdnici.com

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Petra, Jordan The first view of the ancient town, approaching it from the canyon, is breathtaking. Also the place where they filmed Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

Petra, Jordon...I'm so fascinated by this place...long before Indiana Jones went there!  I hope to see it one day.

petra jordania - Petra is a magnificent city offering splendid grandeur and ruins, popularly called as the rose red city. It is located in the south of Jordan and is one of the beautiful places in the world.

The Amphitheater in Petra, Jordan

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Background information, travel tips, and tourist guide for those wanting to visit Petra UNESCO World Heritage Site in Jordan.

The Treasury (Al Khazneh) at Petra is carved out from the sandstone cliff wall, it was probably a temple tomb. Petra is in a valley and was founded by the Nabatean civilization, who carved buildings out of the red rock face. #Jordan #kitsakis

The Treasury (Al Khazneh) at Petra is carved out from the sandstone cliff wall, it was probably a temple tomb. Petra is in a valley and was founded by the Nabatean civilization, who carved buildings out of the red rock face.

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Petra Monastery at Petra, Jordan. This is this carved directly out of the surrounding stone landscape.

Petra, Jordan ::: al khazneh, or the treasury. Is this carved directly out of the surrounding stone landscape? - Or constructed in a more standard (although still very challenging) way?

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