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Roman-style theatre, which could seat 3,000 people. There are obelisks, temples, sacrificial altars and colonnaded streets, and high above, overlooking the valley, is the impressive Ad-Deir Monastery - a flight of 800 rock cut steps takes you there. Within the site there are also two excellent museums; the Petra Archaeological Museum, and The Petra Nabataean Museum both of which represent finds from excavations in the Petra region and an insight into Petra's colourful past.
- Aaron, the brother of Moses and Miriam, who was called by God to be Moses' prophet, died in Jordan…
- This museum was opened in 1994, with three main exhibitions halls. The first hall introduces…
- The Petra Archaeological Park (PAP) covers a 264 dunum (264,000 square metres) area…