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    Petra Church – The Pink City’s Wonderful Church

    Tuesday, December 8, 2009


    Petra Church – The Pink City’s Wonderful Church
    The Petra church is quite a convoluted church. The church is located in the old city of Petra. The temple of Winged Lions is located very close to the Petra Church. The distance among them is hardly few hundred meters. It is positioned on the colonnaded street. History: It is believed that the church was originally constructed in 450 AD. It is stated that the church is constructed over the Roman and Nabataean remnants. It was a very important church during the 5th and 6th century AD. An earthquake took place near the church in 363 AD. It is described as the major reason for the decline of Petra. The church had a single apse when it for constructed in 450 AD. The church had only one entrance gate. In the southern passageway the Mosaic of season is been placed. The church was earlier  [...]

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