Petra, Jordan: the best things to do. There is more to see than the Treasury. Visit the awesome Monastery, get a bird's eye view from the High Place of Sacrifice, ride a camel, and meet the Bedoin people.
The Treasury in Petra, Jordan. Photo by: David Crookes
Petra at night. I will never forget walking at night in the desert, in silence, only candles guiding me under the stars until you reach the passage and, finally,the treasure. It was beautifully overwhelming.
A first-timer's guide to Petra, Jordan – On the Luce travel blog
Petra, meaning stone in Aramaic, a Jordanian city, famous for its rock cut architecture and water conduit system. Established possibly as early as 312 BC. Discovered by Swiss explorer in 1812.
Petra, Jordan. Photo taken by Dennis Jarvis. It's part of his flickr photostream, here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/archer10/2217652480/ and here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/archer10/2217652480/in/set-72157603790974579
13 essential tips for traveling Petra Jordan! You’ve probably heard of Petra, one of the new wonders of the World and the filming site of many movies (like Indiana Jones)! But a lot of people don’t know what it involves to tour Petra. I wanted to put together some essential tips for visiting Petra so you’re well prepared. The more prepared you are the better the experience will be. These huge sandstone carvings in Wadi Musa are on every travelers bucket list.