16 Apr '18, 9am

Ten things to do in Petra

– or its most famous structure, the Treasury – in magazines, documentaries, movies (‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ is a good example) or even this blog – but it’s not till you’re there that you begin to feel a real sense of awe for the place. Imagine an entire city carved out more than a thousand years ago from the rose-red stone of desert mountains and you’ll begin to get an idea of the magnificence of this ancient city. Built by the Nabateans in the 1st century BC, the city is an imposing sight till this day. Most visitors visit this UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Jordan as part of a day-trip and that’s a pity as Petra has many things to keep visitors occupied for at least a few days. In addition to visiting the city’s main highlights, here are my ten tips for things to do in Petra

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