Walk the Ancient City of Petra on Google Street View

Chris Higgins
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Google has created a detailed walking tour of Petra, the archaeological wonder located in Jordan. Here's a quick taste of the walk in video form:

But the real action is the self-tour, which allows you to immerse yourself in the Petra experience. Can't afford a trip to Jordan? Thanks to Google, you can get pretty close for free! (And if you like this, you'll love the other Google Street View Treks.)

If you've never heard of Petra, this NOVA documentary is a brilliant place to start (it also explains where the water came from!):