Al-Khazna, the treasure of Petra

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The Treasury (60 BC - 50 AD), or Al Khazna in Arabic, is the most spectacular monument carved by the Nabateans. It stands an imposing 39,5 m. high and is impressively carved out of a single block. The name of the monument came from a local Bedouin legend of an hidden treasure in the urn at the top, there are many bullets holes from shooting at the urn to try to retrieve this treasure.

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Comments (326)

elakramine on November 20, 2012

Nice photo !! Great place !!


Greetings, elakramine

nellatheotokatou on November 20, 2012

i like thie place!!i want to go there!!like...Nella from Greece.

Gori Bau on November 20, 2012

thanks a lot for visit and comment to Pedro M, elakramine and Nella => best regards from Italy, Fab.

♦♣♠D.M Daros♦♣♠ on November 20, 2012

Really impressive . Best regards from Brazil.

Pantelis65 on November 24, 2012

Hello Fab, Beautiful picture from a beautiful place. like friendly greetings Pantelis

ANGEL, EL ALFA III on November 24, 2012

Interesante lugar. Like. Saludos desde Madrid, España

H. A. on November 28, 2012

Beautiful picture from a very interesting place. LIKE

Greeting Herta

©theWolfsEye☼ on November 29, 2012

Amazing Petra, always nice to see!

Like with best wishes, Wolf

dinuveronica on December 1, 2012

A beautiful photo, good frame! Thanks for visiting my gallery. like All the best! Veronica

Marcel Mlinarić - CR… on December 2, 2012

Petra deve essere un posto meraviglioso, ottimo scatto! LIKE!

Gori Bau on December 2, 2012

thanks for visit and comment to Daros, Pantelis, ANGEL, Wolf, Veronica, Marcel => best regards from Italy, Fabrizio.

Majka44 on December 2, 2012

Wonderful shot of Petra.


Thanks a lot for your visit,very nice words and like.

With friendly greetings from Slovakia


Heiner F. on December 2, 2012

Was für ein Bauwerk! Genial. Grossartiges Foto - Like und Fav.

Beste Grüsse, Heiner

WALERY on December 2, 2012

Very impressive!Congratulations! Regards from Russia.Walera.

Amarildo Souza on December 3, 2012

Amazing picture and place.

L 97

Thank you for visiting my album and congratulations for your photos.

Greetings from Brazil.

Kelvin Reid on January 8, 2013

Wonderfully captured monument,LIKE

All the best,


Stuart Wright on January 14, 2013

What a great shot and perfect description, Like 99 - All the best for 2013

Marco Canova PHOTO on January 15, 2013

Complimenti per la foto!! Like

Gori Bau on January 15, 2013

thanks a lot to Stuart Wright, margiu90 and to all other Panoramio friends for their comment about this picture => best regards from Italy, Fabrizio.

Jicé Baroudeur on January 15, 2013

like 101 this nice composition .... Good picture !!!!!
Greetings from belgium

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Gori Bau
Sesto Fiorentino

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    by Gori Bau
    • Camera: SAMSUNG WB650 / VLUU WB650 / SAMSUNG WB660
    • Taken on 2012/09/12 03:42:24
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    • Focal Length: 3.90mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.200
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    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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