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Negev Private Day Tour From Jerusalem
"You will drive south from Jerusalem through the Ella Valley where David fought with Goliath; visit the Bet Guvrin caves and then continue to Tel Be’er Sheva a UNESCO’s World Heritage site. This ancient settlement overlooking the modern capital of the Negev Beersheba has retained the ancient name and functioned as the administrative center for the Judean monarchy during the Iron Age beginning some 2800 years ago. Among the most impressive finds here are the corner stones of an altar and a large-scale water project that served the city during both war and peace. We will continue south to Sde Boker a kibbutz in the central Negev and the home of Israel’s first Prime Minister
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Private Tour: Highlights of the Negev From Jerusalem
"Ben Gurion TombBen Gurion the first Prime Minister of Israel and founder of the state preferred to be burred in the Negev than in the pantheon of the Great Leaders of the Nation in the National Cemetery of Har Herzl. He believed that settling in the Negev should be the first and Ein Ovdat is a spring gushing from the narrow canyon boasting a rich flora and unusual ecological system. We will hike in one the pristine places in Israel and enjoy the beauty of the NegevOvdatAn ancient city that was founded as a crossing point for merchants who’ve passed thousands of kil from Arabia to the cities on the shore of Israel to sell perfumes to the roman world. The city conveys the extraordinary story of the perfume road and the settling in the Negev in ancient times.Ramon CraterOne of Israels’ wonders and a unique phenomenon. Geological processes that took m come experience a desert adventure and feel as if you were a perfume merchant walking on this same road
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Private Tour: Highlights of the Negev from Tel-Aviv
"Ben Gurion Tomb:Ben Gurion the first Prime Minister of Israel and founder of the state prefered to be burried in the Negev than in the pantheon of the Great Leaders of the Nation in the National Cemetary of Har Herzl. He believed that settling in the Negev should be the first and Ein Ovdat is a spring gushing from the narrow canyon boasting a rich flora and unusual ecological system. We will hike in one the pristine places in Israel and enjoy the beauty of the NegevOvdat:An ancient city that was founded as a crossing point for merchants who passed thousands of kilometre from Arabia to the cities on the shore of Israel to sell perfumes to the Roman world. The city conveys the extraordinary story of the perfume road and the settling in the Negev in ancient times.Ramon Crater:One of Israels’ wonders and a unique phenomenon. Geological processes that took mill come experience a desert adventure and feel as if you were a perfume merchant walking on this same road
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Colonnaded Street Tips (10)

The Colonnaded Street

The Colonnaded Street was the dividing point of Petra when the Romans ruled Petra. At onetime the street was flanked by markets. All that remains of the markets and flanking temples that probably...
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Paul2001
Nov 12, 2004

Cardo Maximus (Colonnaded Street)

After a short walk from the Royal Tombs you arrive to the Roman town of Petra. The first thing that you see is the Cardo Maximus where you can see only few columns. It's probably was build at 106 AD...
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Cristian_Uluru
Apr 10, 2005

18. Along the 'main street'.

As you leave the theatre behind the path curves slightly round a corner and hits the beginning of Petra's paved 'colonnaded street'...the Roman Cardo Maximus.... which runs through what was once the...
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leics
Feb 18, 2015

The colums "street"

This long way was the center of Petra in the past. There are colums and many archeolical pieces like the one in the picture. Archeologist were working last summer at the end of the street close to...
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zumodemango
Sep 26, 2004

Colonnaded Street

Connecting the Royal Tombs with the central part of the site is the Colonnaded Street. It's a tough walk along uneven (and often missing) stones. The slowness of your progress along this street is...
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antistar
Mar 10, 2014

Colonnaded Walk

From the King's Wall, next on the agenda is the heart of Old Petra. Walk down the Colonnaded Walk - Petra's main thoroughfare. Little remains of the columns, although these were added in Roman times...
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leffe3
Sep 22, 2006

Colonnaded Street

Built in about AD 106 by the Romans only a few of the columns that lined it have been re-erected. Off the street there are the remains of the lower, middle & upper market. Even more impressive...
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tim07
Feb 10, 2008

Colonnade Street

Only a short stretch of the Colonnaded Street remains of the 6 meter wide paved road in Petrea. It was constructed sometime around 106 AD, shortly after the Roman annexation of Petra. It replaced an...
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Blatherwick
Aug 23, 2005

Colonaded Street

This was most probably the street running through the central part of the town. There were temples, baths, markets etc along the street.
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PierreZA
May 24, 2009

A shady spot

The Temple provides great views back along the Colonnaded Walk, but it also provides welcome shade for humans and camels alike!
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leffe3
Sep 22, 2006
 
 
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"Petra : the city of the caravans"
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"Petra: a wonderful town"
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Things to Do Near Petra

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Treasury - Al Khazneh

The structure now called the 'treasury' is the first part of Petra's city centre which visitors saw. As they finally reached the end of the Siq, itself always in shade, its twists and turns slowly...
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Monastery - Al Deir

There is no doubt that the structure now called the 'monastery' is absolutely massive (about 48m/158 feet high) and massively impressive simply by virtue of its size. To give a better impression of...
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Siq

I was fortunate enough to have lived in Amman for 5 years in the late 70's and my work often took me to Petra where i managed to visit the Nabataean City several times, and back then it was free for...
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Theatre

Petra's theatre dates from the 1st century AD/CE. The Romans had not taken control at that time although there were strong trading links between the Nabateans and the Roman empire. The tiers of...
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High Place of Sacrifice

*****Way of to the summit of the Petra Mountain is a path where the Nabataeans curved out their most sacred open-air Altar where they performed ritual killings of animals as offer to their Gods....
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Royal Tombs

The East Cliff holds an array of impressive tombs known as the 'Royal tombs'. The cliff is on the right, a little after Petra's theatre, and you'll need to climb up to get to the tombs themselves....
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