페트라는 요르단의 고대 유적이다. 바위를 깎아 만든, 암벽에 세워진 도시로 페트라라는 뜻은 바위를 뜻한다. 인디아나 존스: 최후의 성전에서는 오지의 성전으로 나오기도 한다. 나바테아 왕국의 수도로 번영했다가 106년에 로마 제국에 멸망했다. 페트라는…
Ad Deir, also known as El Deir, is a monumental building carved out of rock in the ancient Jordanian city of Petra.Arguably one of the most…
The most attractive tomb in the area. The rich colour of sandstone is said to be changing during the day!
Built at the time of Sextus Florentinos, the governor of the Arab state. There are remains of columns and statues left.
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.
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.
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!
Another attraction of this fairy-tale mysterious ancient city is a theatre. It is a site of archeological interest.
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.