The city of Petra is the prized possession of Jordan.
Rediscovered to the west in 1812 by a Swiss explorer, the 2000
year old city is a legacy of the Nabataean Arab inhabitants
whose rich culture, ingenious architecture and sophisticated
city life remains well preserved and etched into the heart of
southern Jordan. It is without doubt a magnificent city that
stirs the human spirit and exemplifies the heights of world
civilisation and therefore is the most spectacular tourist site
in all of Jordan.