Private Petra Tour from Dead Sea
"The pink city". Geology is in the origin and effect of the red city, completely carved from soft sandstone. Man, this here for ten thousand years has finished giving its present appearance to the site. There are nearly 800 monuments dotting Petra about 100 km2. Eighth wonder of the world and declared world heritage site by UNESCO is the most famous site in Jordan and the Middle East. You will pass through the Siq, narrow and long fault caused an earthquake prehistoric earth. At the end of the Siq, appears suddenly, the most majestic monument of Petra, "Al Khazneh" or the "Treasury" in the Greco-Roman decor. What a dazzling display of beauty ... Beyond the Treasury, there are hundreds of carved buildings, temples, royal tombs, baths, doors, arched, paved streets and especially the Roman theater of 3000 seats about. You will pass through the Roman Cardo and visit the "Qasr El Bint," the only temple still standing and in remarkable state of preservation.