Located in the Middle East country of Jordan. Petra lies in
a great rift valley east of Wadi 'Araba about 60 miles south
of the Dead Sea.
Petra was the ancient capital of the Nabataeanswas it was built
between 100 BC to 200 AD.
As one of the most spectacular sites in the Middle East, Petra
has long attracted tourists to its magnificent ruins carved
into the solid rock.