The ancient rose red city of Petra is a Nabataean capital carved in red sandstone. The city has numerous monuments including tombs, theaters, obelisks, high places, temples, and churches among others.
Hidden among ancient canyons, Petra is the most mystic and glorious of Jordan’s national treasures. Visitors are struck by the awesome beauty and magnificence of the Rose-Red City built into the Rock. Petra is widely admired for its refined culture, massive architecture, dams and water channels.
Petra is one of the seven modern World Wonders and a UNESCO heritage.