Petra, Dzsin sziklák / Petra, The Djinn Blocks

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Petra (görögül: „szikla”) romváros Jordániában. A sivatag sziklái között megbúvó egykori karavánközpont egy arab néptörzs, a nabateusok virágzó fővárosa volt. A 7. századtól hanyatlásnak indult, fokozatosan elnéptelenedett és csupán a beduin pásztorok tudtak létezéséről. Petra ezer éven át elfeledett város volt; és csak 1812-ben fedezték fel újra. 1985 óta az UNESCO kulturális világörökségi helyszíneinek egyike.

Petra (greek; meaning rock) is a historical and archaeological city in Jordan. Established sometime around the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans and the center of their caravan trade. It lies in the large valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba. The city started to decline rapidly under the Roman rule in the 7th century AD and shortly became completely deserted. The site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812 when western explorers rediscovered it. Petra has been a UNESCO

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bonavista on April 27, 2015

Magnificent place,excellent photo! Lk

Have a good week,Andrey

Elemér on April 27, 2015

Thank you very much Andrey for your visit in my gallery for your very kind comment and Like!

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Greetings from Hungary, Elemér

Like+Fav. my dear friend for this excellent photo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nikos1954. from Greece-Piraeus.

Elemér on May 6, 2015

Hi Nikos1954!

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Melsen Felipe on May 21, 2015

Super, gran toma de esta famosa y antiquísima arquitectura, L + Fav.

Desde Costa Rica un afectuoso saludo, Melsen Felipe

Elemér on May 21, 2015

Hi Melsen Felipe!

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zhsv on July 12, 2015

| This is an excellent image, full of life and interest ! ! ! ! !
All the best from Minsk !!!!! zhsv

Elemér on July 12, 2015

Hí zhsv!

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Jaroslav Kuhtreiber on August 23, 2015

Výborný záber LIKE + FAV.

Zdravím Jaro

Elemér on August 23, 2015

Hi Jaro!

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LIKE & FAVORITE :)))

KEEP PANORAMIO ALIVE!

Elemér 3 days ago

Hi Hnos GP Brothers!

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  • Uploaded on December 15, 2010
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    by Elemér
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix S5600
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/625)
    • Focal Length: 6.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.249
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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