The Splendid Capital of The Nabatean Empire
Put your Indiana Jones hut, descend by the narrow Siq and discover the facade of the Treasury. Nothing can compare to it!
The mysterious Nabateans created and empire in the middle of the desert. Their highly skilled water engineering systems made possible to create a splendorous capital, surrounded by arid mountains and wasteland.
The "Rose City" was between 400 B.C. and A.D. 106. a enormous and prosper trade centre, junction into the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked to China, India, Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome. And its wealth is reflected in its constructions.
Petra is a vast, unique city carved into the sheer rock... dozens of tombs and other carved or constructed structures emerge from the pink-hued rock mountains. Petra’s enormity and beauty are breathtaking and will confirm that, no doubt, you are in front of one of the world seven wonders.