Petra - Petra

Petra is an archaeological site of an ancient Nabatean city cut into the sandstone rock. The remains of the city consist of Royal Tombs, obelisks, houses, streets, temples, sacrifical places, a Theatre, a Monastery and the Treasury.The exact age of Petra is not known: it was carved and extended over several centuries. The site moved into obscurity to all but locals from the 7th century on. On its inscription as a World Heritage Site it was described as "one of the most precious cultural proper

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Attraction Facts

Type : Heritage Site
Country: Jordan
Continent: Asia
Annual Visitors : 0