Jordan 2002 Petra (25 images)

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Undoubtedly the most famous attraction in Jordan is the Nabatean city of Petra, nestled away in the mountains south of the Dead Sea. Petra, which means "stone" in Greek, is perhaps the most spectacular ancient city remaining in the modern world, and certainly a must-see for visitors to Jordan. Petra is located just outside the town of Wadi Mousa in southern Jordan. The city was the capital of the Nabateans -Arabs who dominated the lands of Jordan during pre-Roman times- and they...
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