Petra je skalní město a archeologické naleziště v Jordánsku. Od roku 1985 je zařazena na seznam světového kulturního a přírodního dědictví…
Ad Deir, also spelled ad-Dayr and el-Deir, is a monumental building carved out of rock in the ancient Jordanian city of Petra.Arguably one…
The Siq is the main entrance to the ancient Nabatean city of Petra in southern Jordan.
The crusader castle was built in 1115 and its ruins are often called Shoubak. Although it is no longer in a good shape, it is worth a visit.
The most attractive tomb in the area. The rich colour of sandstone is said to be changing during the day!
This path leads to the center of the ancient city and is surrounded by carved tombs. Tall tombs belong to the rich and short to the poor.
The tomb is named after the statue of a soldier wearing Roman clothes. It dates back to the 2nd century.
Built at the time of Sextus Florentinos, the governor of the Arab state. There are remains of columns and statues left.
Another attraction of this fairy-tale mysterious ancient city is a theatre. It is a site of archeological interest.
A fountain in the shape of a lion carved into sandstone. Unfortunately the head is missing now, but you can see where the water once flowed.
Beidha, also sometimes Bayda, is a major Neolithic archaeological site a few kilometres north of Petra near Siq al-Barid in Jordan.
Open-air altar carved out by the Nabataeans. You can even climb to the top of the mountain or take a donkey, but careful, the path is steep!
Although the former main street is badly damaged, it is partially preserved. Its remains are about half a kilometre long.
Probably a water cistern with a chamber for the person who managed it. It provided water for those who headed to the High Place of Sacrifice.