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Enjoy a jaunt through Jordan; Stars Insider

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Regarded for many years as “an oasis of stability” in a turbulent region, Jordan has delighted visitors for centuries, lured by magnificent natural wonders, a welcoming population, and some of the most celebrated ancient monuments on the planet, many of them UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Additionally, the country’s top vacation credentials extend to many superb nature reserves, world-class museums, and a number of unique well-being and health tourism destinations. Intrigued? Browse this gallery and discover the wonders of this ancient land.

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Petra – One of the 7 New Wonders of the World; Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

One of the seven new wonders of the world, the city of secrets, Petra, has become particularly popular since the release of one of Indiana Jones’ series and has since attracted millions of tourists from around the world. Petra (Arabic: البتراء, Al-Batrāʾ; Ancient Greek: Πέτρα), originally known to the Nabataeans as Raqmu, is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan.

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