Rise and shine and live your Hollywood dream today! Start your day with a hearty breakfast before you plan how you want to spend your day in the rose-red city of Petra. Little is known about Petra and its history. It was the capital city of the Nabataeans from roughly 300 BC to 100 AD and was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt, and Syria-Phoenicia. Visit the Siq, the Treasury, the Monastery, Street of Facades, Colonnaded Street, and more on a walking tour Jordan custom tours. In the evening, take a stroll in the tiny alleys or go for a drink at the Cave Bar, the oldest bar in the world, as you reflect on the memories of walking down the pages of history in the ruins of Petra.