Petra az elfeledett város / Petra the forgotten city

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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 World Heritage Site since 1985.

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Elemér NO VIEWS on November 13

Hí Jolanta!

Thank you very much for your kindly comments and visit. Thank you for your votes L&F!

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BAttila on November 27

Fantasztikus hely. Kiváló fénykép! Üdv:Attila

Elemér NO VIEWS on November 27

Köszönöm szépen Attila. Örülök, hogy tetszik a fotóm.

A fény legyen veled!

Üdv, Elemér

helianta on December 11

Very nice place, scenery and shot!!! LIKE!!! Greetings, helianta.

zhsv 10 days ago

| | | Wonderful view,
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Elemér NO VIEWS 10 days ago

Hí helianta!

Sincere thanks for the visit and for the good words and Like vote.

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Greetings, Elemér

Elemér NO VIEWS 10 days ago

Hí zhsv!

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