· There are many interfaces that entice the visitor throughout the ancient city, one monument leading to another teacher Bantoa distances. The overall size of the city and the beautifully carved facades is staggering and makes gives him an idea of the level of creativity and industry of the Nabateans who made Petra their capital more than 2000 years ago. It is their capital that could Nabataeans establish a network of caravan routes which brought spices, incense, myrrh, gold, silver and precious stones from India and the Arabian Peninsula, to be traded to the west.
"In the middle of the interface we ring the building a roof italics in the form of tents, surmounted by a crown pillar and jar, and Alafrish higher, they are decorated with leaves different plant, and forms of pomegranates, grapes, pine, including the faces of human figures, and above the Alafrish aspects form the triangle Broken (Broken -Pediment). in addition to all of these motifs, we find between the columns front and rear, sculptures statues on the rules, has been distorted in a subsequent period, in the middle ring the building (Tholos) standing statue of the gods (Isis) with wheat, which symbolizes her, a goddess of death Egyptian, and on its side between the columns, we find statues of victory
Petra won the competition in the new seven wonders of the world after the official support of the vote, where it was considered a national duty, and the Jordanian government launched a huge propaganda campaigns to Petra in the Jordanian newspapers, radio and television Jordan Jordanian to stimulate the citizens of the Kingdom to the vote. The companies began to launch campaigns to support the vote