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Constructed in pre _ historic times, Petraês distinctiveness lies in being half built and half carved into the rock. The red color of the stone has led to Petra being referred to as the –Rose City”. Petra is also recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, and is the most popular tourist destination in Jordan. It is a significant historical and cultural site, and has even been named as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
A city like no other, whose praises are mentioned all over the history, Petra is among the most visually stunning archaeological sites in the world. Believed to have been established as early as 312 BC, the city later came under Roman rule. Masters of technology, the Nabataeans constructed a fully functional water system for the city. Famous for being half carved into the mountain, Petra makes for a truly unique sight. The city is Containing marvels such as the narrow yet long Siq, the Treasury, the Temple of Winged Lions, the Great Temple and even a dam, it is a city for enthusiasts of history and marvellous architecture.
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