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Jordan abounds the richest archaeological sights ,from Neolithic ruins to Desert Castles to most national treasure The Rose city Of Petra .Petra is the legacy of the Nabataeans Arabs who settled 2000 years ago built their Kigdomeendured for centuries , massive architecture, ingenious complex of dams & water channels .Petra most famous monument , the Treasury called as Al-KHazneh- appears dramatically at the end of the Siq ,this is one of the most elegant remains of antiquity, carved out of the solid rock from the side of the mountain, is nearly 140 feet high and 90 feet wide. Beyond El Khazneh the visitor is surrounded on both sides by hundreds of Petra’s carved and built structures, soaring temples, elaborate royal tombs, a carved Roman theater, large and small houses, burial chambers and much more. On top of one Petra Mountains stands the tomb of Aaron, Prophet Moses brother. A Palace Tomb in the Roman style a gigantic 1st century Deir ( Monastery ) .Streets of Facades the Urn, Corinthian , the Nymphaeum ,the Triumphal Arch and Qasr el Bint .Palace & silk tombs, ,the Colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum, the Triumphal Arch and the Turkamaniya tomb.
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