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Petra Nominated as New Seven Wonder

by Pat Coate | January 17, 2007

Petra, Jordan - Jordan's ancient city of Petra becomes a candidate for the new seven wonders.

It is famous for water tunnels and stone structures carved in the rock, including Ad-Dayr, "the Monastery," an uncompleted tomb facade that served as a church during Byzantine times.

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