19th century British poet J.W.Bacon's poem, called Petra known as the "Rose Red City." Known for its color of rock, Petra is hidden in a narrow canyon that connects the Dead Sea to the Aqaba Strait. It was once an important trading center and the capital of the Edom State.
This fire is all over the ins of the network red card, is the world's seven wonders. This is a place that is amazing at a glance, so even if Petra needs to walk a long way, the tickets are called the most expensive in the world, and it does not hinder the tourists who are eager to catch up. After all, this is a unique site. Petra is the capital of the kingdom established by the Nabateans. The Nabateans were ancient Arab merchants who traded in southern Canaan and northern Arabia.
About the 4th century BC, the Nabateans were all Petra;
1st century BC, Petra reached its peak and prospered;
In 106 AD, Petra was captured by the Roman Emperor Trajan and became a province of the empire, but it was still a popular tourist route;
Later, the maritime trade of the Red Sea rose, replacing In the land trade, Petra quickly declined;
Petra has become an abandoned empty city when the Arab army occupied it in the 7th century.
Now in the ancient city of Petra, in addition to hiking, you can also take a tour of taxi and camel taxis. You can feel the scene of Arab merchants walking through Petra two thousand years ago, but keep up with the times, now The camel also comes with free Wi-Fi.