East Meets West Architectural Pattern at Petra

Remains of a lost caravan city from the prehistoric period lie amongst rugged terrains of the western world. Petra bears footprints of being a thriving trading center. For about a hundred years the city remained hidden within rugged terrains. Surrounded by mountains and canyons this sandstone is located near Jordan. It occupies the southwestern corner of the Hashemite Kingdom. Between the periods 400 B.C. and 106 A.D. it was considered the capital city of the Nabatean empire. Furthermore it has been recognized by UNESCO, in 1985. Now declared out amongst seven wonders of the world in 2007. Geographical Features of … Continue reading East Meets West Architectural Pattern at Petra