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Another view of the many facades of Petra - this was an entire city carved in stone, not just the one entrance featured in the Indiana Jones movie.

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Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ, Ancient Greek Πέτρα) is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an. Cannot remember if it was Prophet Salih or Hud's people who were destroyed here.

The ancient city of Petra in Jordan was recently named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. I can’t help but think that part of the reason it was picked was because it was a filming location for one of the Indiana Jones movies.

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Petra.

Petra, Jordan ::: al khazneh, or the treasury. Is this carved directly out of the surrounding stone landscape? - Or constructed in a more standard (although still very challenging) way?

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The Tower Of The Ad-deir Monastery Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Richard Nowitz

The Tower of the Ad-Deir Monastery with Bedouin Kids, Petra, Jordan. photo by Richard Nowitz

Garden tomb, Petra, Jordan

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♥ to go there some day UNESCO World Heritage Site - Garden Tomb Petra, Jordan

✯ Underground caves of Derinkuyu, Cappadocia.  An ancient city below the surface of the earth carved out by the ancients of Turkey. Read more: http://lifeadvancer.com - #lifeadvancer

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Ancient History Cities - ✯ Underground caves of Derinkuyu, Cappadocia. An ancient city below the surface of the earth carved out by the ancients of Turkey

*PETRA, JORDON

The Nabateans were originally a nomadic group who came from a coalition of Arab…

JORDAN: The Secret Trail in the City of Petra

JORDAN: The Secret Trail in the City of Petra

JORDAN: The Secret Trail in the City of Petra, which leads to a stunning view from the top of Al Khazneh (a. The Treasury).

Petra, Jordon...I'm so fascinated by this place...long before Indiana Jones went there!  I hope to see it one day.

petra jordania - Petra is a magnificent city offering splendid grandeur and ruins, popularly called as the rose red city. It is located in the south of Jordan and is one of the beautiful places in the world.

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