Petra, Jordan Petra is an Arabian historical and archaeological city in the Jordanian governorate of Ma'an, that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Established possibly as early as 312 BC
A section of the Via Francigena (Road of St. Francis) in Tuscany. The road - rather, a series of roads - connected three major pilgrimage sites starting in the century: Santiago de Compostela, Rome, and Jerusalem. Blah blah blah it's pretty!