13/48.- Petra, the City Center


The City Center is an area full of ruins from the Nabateans and the Roman times.

Some of the buildings are: the Nymphaeum, not much remains of this public fountain; the Colonnaded Street, a Roman paved road flanked by columns; the Temple of the Winged Lions, dedicated to the main Nabatean Goddess Al-Uzza; the Arched Gate, built by the Romans; and the biggest building in town, the Qasr Al-Bint temple, dedicated to Dushuara, god of the Nabateans.

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