The ruins of the Nabataean capital city in southern Jordan. Mostly carved out of the sandstone cliffs, giving it the nickname "The Red Rose City".

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Petra - The Rose-Red City
Provides a virtual tour of the ancient city of Petra. Includes information on the history of the city, a map and photographs.
Petra: Jordan's City in the Rock
A National Geographic exhibit of the ancient city.
Tour of Petra
Includes tour of Petra, with many photos. Part of Nabataea.net
World Heritage List: Petra
Includes a brief description of the city.
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