Petra is an ancient city of pale pink cliffs. Legends about this amazing place have been around for two thousand years. According to some of them, the city is full of countless treasures and jewels. Each of its streets is shrouded in secrets and mysteries. Tourists from all over the world are amazed and admired by the skills of ancient architects who were able to erect such colorful and unimaginable works.
In Petra the boundary between the real world and the ancient mythical tale is blurred. You seem to fall into a completely different dimension, the ancient universe. The city of Petra is the main attraction of Jordan, its visiting card. In 2007, Petra was officially recognized as the New Wonder of the World. In the past, it was the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom.
Petra is located in a deep, two hundred meter canyon, which betrays the excursion even more mysticism and atmosphere. The path to the place lies through the kilometer-long narrow cleft of Es Sik, above which at a height of 90 meters the rocks are in contact. By the way, all the buildings of the city are made of these rocks.
Monumental temples, rocks of sacrifice, tombs and burials, architecture of the Nabataean culture – all this will become the center of a trip to Israel, will leave an indelible impression on Petra and Jordan.