Orbridge Presents: Test Your Knowledge of Iconic World Attractions
The ancient city of Petra in Jordan, carved out of the desert along trade routes over 2,000 years ago by a local tribe, was once one of the world's wealthiest and most closely protected cities. Lively markets with exotic goods, mind-boggling structures created in sandstone by hand, and an impressive system for collecting and distributing water established its importance in antiquity.
How then was this once thriving city "lost" to the Western world for hundreds of years, "rediscovered" in 1812, and later featured in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade? What happened?
Unearth secrets of Petra and learn fascinating details of other cultural heritage sites by testing your knowledge with this fun quiz.