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The Petra Archaeological Park (PAP) covers a 264 dunum (264,000 square metres) area within Wadi Musa, which is considered a tourism and archaeological site, and a World Heritage Site registered on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1985. The area encompasses a breathtaking landscape of pink-hued rock mountains, the focus of which is the amazing ancient Nabataean city of Petra, which was carved into the rock more than 2,000 years ago.
- This museum was opened in 1994, with three main exhibitions halls. The first hall introduces…
- Roman-style theatre, which could seat 3,000 people. There are obelisks, temples,…
- A lonely reminder of former Crusader glory is Showbak Castle, less than an hour north of Petra.…