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

15-09-2020

(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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