Petra World Heritage Site, Petra - Wadi Musa

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Originally built over 2,000 years ago by the Arab Nabataeans, Petra World Heritage Site serves as a representative example of ancient rock-cut architecture and water collection techniques. Visitors know the fortress and important post on Middle Eastern trade routes for its reddish color. Approach the ancient site by hiking an easy 1 km (0.6 mi) path through steep rock cliffs. Upon arrival, you'll find hundreds of surviving tombs carved in relief out of the rock, as well as a Roman-style amphitheater, a Nabataean monastery, and an intricately detailed treasury. Wear comfortable shoes and a hat to protect your head from the sun, and carry plenty of drinking water. Using our world travel planner, Petra - Wadi Musa attractions like Petra World Heritage Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • There are no words to describe the beauty and wonder that is felt in this site. Truly it is an extraordinary experience filled with historical treasure and beauty. The reason I don’t give it an excell...  more »
  • many photographs you make, and high quality that have the photos you don't measure of its spectacular if you won't do it. Fantastic, it is worth to go. Totally recommended.
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  • What a beautiful, puzzling and extraordinary site!! I have read many different opinions about the origins and purposes of this amazing lost city. I guess none of them really matter in the context of t...  more »
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