New 7 Wonders of the World: Rose Red City, Petra

New 7 Wonders of the World: Rose Red City, Petra

Expectations I’ve always wanted to explore Petra, aka the Rose Red City. I love everything mysterious, obviously. Nabataean Empire & Roman Empire Petra was a Nabataean city┬áback in the 6th century BC. The kingdom was absorbed into the Roman Empire in AD 106 and the Romans continued to expand the city, thus, the existence of some very recognisable Roman architecture in Petra. Roman Trade Port & Quality Hydrolic System An important center for trade and commerce, Petra continued to flourish until an earthquake destroyed the buildings and water management systems…