The Petra Archaeological Park (PAP) is situated in Wadi Musa and covers an area of 26, 4000 square metres. Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985, Petra was the capital of the Nabataean kingdom around the...
The Petra Archaeological Park (PAP) is situated in Wadi Musa and covers an area of 26, 4000 square metres. Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985, Petra was the capital of the Nabataean kingdom around the 6th century BC.
Apart from being Jordan’s greatest attraction, Steven Spielberg also chose this ancient city to film his adventurous movie 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' in the year 1989. Owing to the engineering accomplishments and the well-preserved dimensions of the city, Petra was declared as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.
Tourists visit this historic city to explore the ancient ruins and hike in Petra & Wadi Musa. Mountainous desert areas, such as the Mountain of Aaron, the highest peak in Petra offers several hiking options. Tourists can explore the city either on camel or donkey back or by walking.
Hiking and sightseeing in the city is usually a full day activity. After a day of hiking, sightseeing and mountaineering, tourists can head to the Turkish baths in Wadi Musa.
Travellers visit these baths for enjoying steam baths, massages and many kinds of body treatments to get relaxed & refreshed. Adventure lovers can also visit the Desert Valley of Wadi Rum, which is located at an hour’s trip away from Petra.
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