Petra is located in the south of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, specifically in the province of Ma’an, which was chosen as one of the seven new wonders of the world in the year 2000 and 7 AD.
It was also listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in the year one thousand nine hundred and eighty-five.
The city of Petra was not discovered during The period of Ottoman rule until it was discovered again in the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve by the Swiss orientalist Johann Berkhardt.
Known as the Pink City, it is located in the city of Ma’an, south of Jordan.It has an elaborate system of old canals, terraces, rock-carved rooms and many facilities.
The capital of the Arab Nabataeans, founded by about three hundred and twelve BC, has a prestigious position and prestige, because it is located on the Silk Road, in addition to its location in the middle of the civilizations of the Levant, Mesopotamia and Pharaonic civilization in Egypt, so it was a center of trade between all these civilizations.It has many high mountains, located on the slopes of the Mount of the Altar. One of the monuments listed on the World Heritage List since one thousand nine hundred and eighty-five was discovered by the Swiss orientalist Johann Ludwig Berckhart in 1882.
It contains many architectural works influenced by Assyrian architecture, Pharaonic architecture and Greek architecture, especially in the construction of royal tombs, carved by the Nabataeans in rock, as well as tombs built with cut stone.
Economy of Petra Petra city economy depended on copper, which form the backbone of economic life, and pottery, and the trade sector, where commercial convoys were resting station, dry farming, today the tourism economy, which was one of the most Tourist sites are attractive to tourists, and got to be in the list of the seven wonders of the world. General information was named Petra out (goodies). Entered the city on the World Heritage list UNESCO 1985 year tracking. The city contains many species of plants kalsadh, walansel, walashar the tall, irises, and a lot of kinds of animals such as donkeys, horses, goats, and camels.
Umm Qais is located in the north of Jordan, 30 km northwest of the city of Irbid, 120 km from the capital Amman. It rises 518 meters above sea level and overlooks the Sea of Galilee and the Golan Heights. It is an ancient Greco-Roman city established in the 4th century BC, (One of the most important monuments in Umm Qais, the Roman Amphitheater), the Basalt Black Theater, the Cathedral of the Wall and its Pillars, the Shrine, the remains of the Hippodrome, and the Archaeological Museum.
The Dead Sea
Dead Sea is the lowest spot on the face of the globe, which has a height of 430 meters below sea level, the waters of the Dead Sea rich in minerals, they are a convenient place to relax, as the rise in water salinity levels significantly which makes it swim in it easier, can stay in one of the resorts of the Dead Sea and see the lights of Jerusalem and watch the sun set, and as it acquires the Dead Sea the importance of religious history, where it is believed that John the Baptist had baptized Jesus Christ.
The Wadi Rum in southern Jordan, a desert valley that contains the suitable is unparalleled, and includes the Wadi Rum formations in the rock, the slopes of the granite buildings, and natural features, the mountains of sandstone, and rare colors of the sand and rocks.
Is a Jordanian city which is about the Jordanian capital Amman, about 48 km to the North, and rising from the sea approximately 600 M and has a population of about of 41,500 thousand inhabitants, return assets to the reign of raiseerror in the fourth century BC, and was then called in Greek the 'Gerasa', has been called the Arab Semites in after the name of the crusher, or Jerash, which means: 'place of dense trees'.
He has lived the city a golden period under the Roman rule, where one of the best Roman cities preserved in the world to now, it has been buried in the dirt before being excavated again, and keep it, the mashing of paved streets and baptizing and high on the hilltops, and also pools and baths, and fountains, which enhance the engineering living and a private pool between the Roman world and the Greek.