Petra || #2 WOMD

Petra (Raqmu) is a archealogical city in Jordan. Petra is believed have been established in 312 BC, making Petra one of the oldest cities in the world and was used as trading city. Petras was the capital of the city Nabateans. Petra is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.

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Is Petra already fully discovered?

No, approximately only 15% od Petra was descovered. Petra was uninhabited for 5 centurys when was rediscovered by a Swiss explorer in 1812 hence the name 'Lost City'.So it lefts a lot of undiscovered things there. Petra is home to 800 tombs.It is estimated to be over 2,000 years.

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Some facts

  • Petra was also called 'Rose city' due to the color of the rocks.
  • Petra is an greek word 'petros' that means rock.
  • Petra has been the location for a number of Hollywood films including Indiana Jones and The Mummy Returns,  has also featured in TV programmes, music videos and even video games.

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