Petra of Jordan is an ancient site which is surrounded by mountains. In petra there’s a mountain in 1350 meters of sea level. This is the highest area in Petra which is called Mount Harun ( Jabal Harun) or Mount Hor or El-Barra.
Lies in distribution line between Europe and Middle East, the Nabateans had managed their homeland as an unique international city. If the beginning Petra was founded as protection, lately this city was overwhelmed by millions of people for trade.
In 106 C, Rome conquered Petra. The trading in Petra stripe were weaker. When Rome authorize Petra by 100C, the architectures of Petra was influenced by Rome architecture.
Starting travel from Amman – Jordan, Petra can be reached in about 3-5 hours trip. Petra in old times was the capital of the Nabateans, a tribe in Arabic which lived there before Rome conquer.
The Nabateans were known as adventure tribe, they do the journey to all over part of the world bringing camels and sheep with them. Petra’s civilians worship Dushara as their main God.