You have probably seen Petra in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusader. This action-adventure film is famous, and a worldwide box office hit. But have you been in Petra Jordan?
When you search Petra or travel to Petra or other similar terms you plainly will see bunches of results from news, blog articles like what to expect, how to go, many pointers, to Vlog, photos and other tips seeing Petra in real is an awesome experience. One can say it should be on everyone's bucket list. Petra is located in southern Jordan about 3 hours drive from capital Amman; this magnificent site is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO Heritage Site, a real treasure of Jordan attracting millions of tourist around the world. Here are some of the photos of fantastic Petra:
The Treasury or Al Khazneh
In Arabic is one of the most popular highlights when visiting Petra. The Treasury is believed to be built as a mausoleum and a tomb during the reign of Aretas IV Philopatris.
The Royal Tombs
The four tombs on the eastern cliff known for its large size and adornments. The four graves are the Palace Tomb, Corinthian Tomb, Silk Tomb and the Urn Tomb.
Qasr Al Bint
Passing the Temenos Gate to the Colonnaded Street, you will find the temple called Qasr Al Bint. The temple was built by Obodas III in the 1st century BC, it measures about 60m by 60m or 200 square meters, and the standing walls are approximately 23m in height.
The Monastery or Ad Deir
In Arabic is the most massive monument in Petra, similar to the Treasury but less elaborated decorations. It was built by Obodas I in the 1st century B.C as a dedication and is believed to be the meeting of Obodas the god. This is one of the hikers favorite place to see while in Petra.