Walk in the ancient city of Petra

Walk in the ancient town of Petra unusual, fascinating. Although so many things have been written about the pink-red city, nothing is able to prepare you enough for this unusual place. It is best to see it with your own eyes, touch your heart and history to truly believe it.

The magical rock city is located in the Valley of Moses – the Vad Muş Valley, which passes important roads leading to Bostra and Damascus to the north, Gaza to the west, Eilat to the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf beyond the desert. More than 2,000 years ago, this unique city, carved in the pink rocks, was the capital of the industrious Arab nomadic tribe of the Nabatans, making it an important shopping center and a crossroads of trade routes connecting China, India and South Asia with Egypt, Syria , Greece and Rome.

The city was accidentally discovered in 1812 by the Swiss traveler Burkhardt. Today, Petra is undoubtedly one of Jordan’s most treasured treasures and one of the largest tourist attractions in the Middle East. Not accidentally, in 1985, the unusual rock city was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, and in 2007 it was named one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.

As soon as you enter the city, you will catch your breath, and you will be enchanted by what is coming before you. The entrance to Petra passes through a unique rocky canyon, one kilometer long, on both sides over which rocky rocks rise, more than 80 meters high. Passing through this tunnel will create unique emotions – the dazzling colors, the cut shapes of the rocks and the view revealing the ancient majestic city, conquer every heart. Petra proudly welcomes you with its 800 beautiful monuments, including temples. Tombs, bathrooms, funerary halls, interesting buildings and colonnade streets – all of them masterfully carved in the rocks of the brilliant hands of the city’s inhabitants. It is best to explore Petra’s sights early in the morning or late afternoon when the multicolored stones are lit in warm sunlight and you can enjoy the full splendor and beauty of the Jordanian city right now.

Do not miss a walk in the ancient city of Nabat, where you can admire the incredible complex of tombs, temples and dwellings carved by the Babatans in the pink-red rocks more than 2,000 years ago. It is good to hire a local tour guide who will kindly introduce you to the ancient history and archaeological finds in the city and of course to the most famous tourist attraction in Jordan – Treasury. Do not miss the unique amphitheater with 6000 seats, the monastery of I before the new era, the Byzantine church with the magnificent carpet of 70 square meters of colored mosaic and others. To feel comfortable during your walk, we advise you to wear comfortable low boots, a hat that protects you from the sun and enough water to cool off. Wonders of the World.

As soon as you enter the city, you will catch your breath, and you will be enchanted by what is coming before you. The entrance to Petra passes through a unique rocky canyon, one kilometer long, on both sides over which rocky rocks rise, more than 80 meters high. Passing through this tunnel will create unique emotions – the dazzling colors, the cut shapes of the rocks and the view revealing the ancient majestic city, conquer every heart.

Petra proudly welcomes you with its 800 beautiful monuments, including temples, tombs, bathrooms, funerary halls, interesting buildings and colonnade streets – all of them masterfully carved in the rocks of the brilliant hands of the city’s inhabitants. It is best to explore Petra’s sights early in the morning or late afternoon when the multicolored stones are lit in warm sunlight and you can enjoy the full splendor and beauty of the Jordanian city right now.

Do not miss a walk in the ancient city of Nabat, where you can admire the incredible complex of tombs, temples and dwellings carved by the Babatans in the pink-red rocks more than 2,000 years ago. It is good to hire a local tour guide who will kindly introduce you to the ancient history and archaeological finds in the city and of course to the most famous tourist attraction in Jordan – Treasury.

Do not miss the unique amphitheater with 6000 seats, the monastery of I before the new era, the Byzantine church with the magnificent carpet of 70 square meters of colored mosaic and others. To feel comfortable during your walk, we advise you to wear comfortable low boots, a hat that protects you from the sun and enough water to cool off.



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