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Top 100 UNESCO World’s Cultural Heritages - P28. Petra, Jordan

09-12-2020

(Worldkings.org) It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. UNESCO has described Petra as "one of the most precious cultural properties of man's cultural heritage".

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    [WORLDKINGS] Exceptional places around the world (P.8) – Petra (Jordan) : Ancient city carved in mountain.

    16-09-2020

    (WorldKings.org) Petra, ancient city, centre of an Arab kingdom in Hellenistic and Roman times, the ruins of which are in southwest Jordan. The city was built on a terrace, pierced from east to west by the Wadi Mūsā (the Valley of Moses)—one of the places where, according to tradition, the Israelite leader Moses struck a rock and water gushed forth.

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    Top 100 UNESCO World’s Cultural Heritages - P5.Petra, Jordan.

    15-10-2017

    (Worldkings.org) Petra, the “lost city” has long been a travellers’ favourite when visiting the Middle East. Petra is half-built and half carved into the rock where it stands, making it both fascinating visually in the present day as it is historically.

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    (WorldKings - Values 2017) Top 100 Great Works in World History - P.64. Petra, Jordan

    02-10-2017

    (WorldKings.org) Petra, originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone out of which it is carved. Petra is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.

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    Top 100 national symbols in the World No.89: Petra- Jordan

    20-12-2016

    (Worldkings)Petra originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone out of which it is carved.

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