Petra, the rose red city half as old as time

Petra, the rose red city half as old as time

We will pick up our trip from where we left off in part 1. At the treasury or Al Khazneh.

The name, the treasury comes from the fact that it was first thought to be a treasury for the pharos of Egypt (that was before it was determined that the Nabateans built Petra). The purpose of this magnificent building which is over 40 m high and  is strategically placed at the end of the Siq remains a mystery, some think it was a royal tomb while others think it was a library. Its purpose may still be a mystery but one thing is for sure, it was built and placed  to strike awe in the hearts of the visitors of Petra and it still does 2000 years later

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