The vibrant country of Jordan is filled with rich architecture that draws tourists from across that world. Petra is a site where beautiful temples are carved out of raw stone against a desert mountain. Petra is viewed by the world as a precious property that reflects Jordan’s rich cultural heritage. This landmark was rediscovered in 1812, after being lost for hundreds of years. Petra shows tourists what humans were capable at the time while having them admire the natural beauty of the architecture. This tourist hotspot provides major revenue for Jordan.
With appearances in movies such as Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Arabian Nights, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen , Petra is becoming well-known and recognized landmark by most people. This beautiful spot has been recognized as the World Heritage Site. The best way to get to the temple is riding through Wadi Rum by either camels or horses though it is possible to use modern transportation. This cultural landmark is a must see place before you die.
Posted by Irina Franz