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 1, 2012

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

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<Naklaj21> on December 22, 2012

very interesting photo!

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Elemér NO VIEWS on December 22, 2012

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makis ® on March 7, 2013

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Elemér NO VIEWS on March 7, 2013

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Garzer on April 25, 2013

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Elemér NO VIEWS on April 25, 2013

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Elemér NO VIEWS on October 10, 2013

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Melsen Felipe on December 23, 2013

Extraordinaria y bella captura de este maravilloso lugar, L + Fav

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Elemér NO VIEWS on December 23, 2013

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Elemér NO VIEWS on January 14, 2014

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Blue Bayou on January 28, 2014

Hi Elemér, wonderful place & photo ! Kind regards from Northern Germany : Blue Bayou

Elemér NO VIEWS on January 28, 2014

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Elemér NO VIEWS on April 12, 2014

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tatranka7 on September 11

Amazing place and shot...

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Elemér NO VIEWS on September 11

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