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 February 27, 2011

Hí kartson!

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minusca on February 28, 2011

Fantastic! like minu

Elemér NO VIEWS on February 28, 2011

Hí Minu!

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roro-ji2981 on March 5, 2011

Very nice! LIKE. Greetings from roro

Elemér NO VIEWS on March 5, 2011

Hí roro!

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Martin (WPF) on March 6, 2011

beautiful place and photo! Greetings from Italy Martin _Like

Elemér NO VIEWS on March 7, 2011

Greetings, Martin, and thank you for your visit and praise. I'm glad you Like my photo.

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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Misoad ElSoRi on March 7, 2011

Lovely picture of a beautiful place, Elemér,good job,..!!Miguel...LK

Elemér NO VIEWS on March 7, 2011

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Stathis Chionidis on March 7, 2011

What a wonderful place,nice colours,light and composition.Big LIKE.Stathis

Elemér NO VIEWS on March 7, 2011

Hí Stathis!

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József Rózsa on March 10, 2011

Tetszik! Milyen élőben? Üdv: Rózsák

Elemér NO VIEWS on March 10, 2011

Köszönöm szépen Rózsák! Örülök, hogy Tetszik a fotóm.

Csodálatos volt. Érdemes ellátogatni, mert nagyon nagy élmény.

A fény legyen veled!

Üdv, Elemér

emzet on March 12, 2011

Awesome photo. Thanks for votes. Greetings from Poland.

Elemér NO VIEWS on March 12, 2011

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Nikos Ntemiris on March 13, 2011

Very beautiful photo!

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Elemér NO VIEWS on March 13, 2011

Hí Nikos Ntemiris!

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Guizel J.c on March 13, 2011

Hello,beautiful and great place,LIKE+YS,Greetings.GUIZEL

Elemér NO VIEWS on March 13, 2011

Hí GUIZEL!

Thank you very much for your kindly comments and visit. Thank you for your votes Like & YS!

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liz98 on March 14, 2011

Kedves Elemér! Nem is nagyon találok szavakat, rám fantasztikus hatással van! Az az érzésem, hogy ha ott lennék, az izgatottságtól azonnal még fotózni se tudnék! :)) És mennyi ott a látnivaló! Ott kellene tölteni a helyszínen pár napot (legalább)! Óriási érzés lehetett ott járkálni!!!! Esetleg leülni egy kicsit, csak nézni és elmélkedni... Nagyon szép fotó! YS + Like!

Szia, Liz

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