Petra “The Rose City”

Experience a journey back through time to one of the central trade routes of antiquity.
This video touches on the key sites of Petra, the modern Bedouin culture and the mysterious Nabatean history.

In this episode, we visit ancient Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The site of Petra contains hundreds of stunning natural & man-made structures and was a key trade route throughout history. The key sites are the Treasury (Al Khazneh), the Monestary (Ad Deir), the Siq, the High-Place of Sacrifice and the Roman Soldier Tomb. Many old Roman structures also surround the area, including the massive amphitheatre and a series of temples.

The cultural history of the Nabateans, the carvers of Petra, combine influences from Egyptian, Greek and Roman designs – a testament to the importance of this key trade route throughout antiquity. A mix of art and religion guided the design of the numerous cave facades that make a journey through Petra unbelievable. Visitors quickly understand why Petra is now included as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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