- The ancient city of Petra in Jordan became one of the 7 New Wonders of the World when it was chosen in 2007 by a vote of 100 million people.
- The city’s carved rose-red sandstone rock facades, tombs, and temples became known around the world with its appearance in Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade in 1989.
- Ever since, Petra has become the most visited tourist attraction in Jordan and one of the most visited archeological sites in the world.
- I recently fulfilled a childhood dream to visit the archeological site during a trip to the Middle East. It was even read more >>>
Source : BusinessInsider.Com