World Amazing Stuff: Petra in Jordan

Petra in Jordan

Petra meaning stone; Petra is the world wonder, is a historical, archaeological and greatest tourist city in Jordan. It is a vast, unique city, carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans, an industrious Arab people who settled here more than 2000 years ago, turning it into an important junction for the silk, spice and other trade routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Syria, Greece and Rome. Petra is regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.