Armchair explorers can now take a virtual tour of Petra, the ancient Nabatean city that’s one of Jordan’s most popular tourist attractions.

Petra, Jordan.
Petra, Jordan.

Over 2000 years old, it’s known as the 'rose red city half as old as time' and it’s now possible to view the famous rock-carved temples and monuments, including the Treasury and Monastery, through the Google Street View lens. Although most of the Street View images are collected via a camera mounted onto a vehicle, Petra’s rocky terrain meant the footage had to be filmed on foot which involved climbing 850 steps  Read more: thenational.ae 

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