"One of the most famous water stops in the Middle East"

One would never suspect it by visiting the site today, but Petra, the sandstone World Heritage site in Jordan, once had a most extravagant garden. The Nabataean capital was watered by an intricate hydraulic system that fed fountains, pools, and gardens.

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Monumental Forgotten Gardens of Petra Rediscovered After 2,000 Years

By Phillipe Bohstrom

Haaretz

September 25, 2016

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