Petra means stone in Arabic and is the prize attraction in Jordan, drawing millions of tourists each year. Petra has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. UNESCO has described it as “one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage”. The rock-cut architecture is stunning and well preserved offering a glimpse into the past.
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