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Karen Grubb at Cusco Cathedral
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From local legends to ancient ruins, show us your best photos & tips with a historic perspective. Congrats to the winner of $2020 for travel! Read more here: http://blog.trover.com/history-photo-contest-winner/
The Baptismal Site of Jesus Christ, Al Balqa', JordanThe Baptismal Site of Jesus ChristAl Balqa', JordanThe Church of John the Baptist located near the baptismal site of Jesus and Elijah&#39;s Hill. Walking trails will take you to the major sites in the...Ad-Deir, Ma'an, JordanAd-DeirMa'an, JordanThe hike up to the Monastery at Petra was our favourite discovery. Over 800 steps takes you up to this massive carved building. It is worth it....Petra, Ma'an, JordanPetraMa'an, JordanTombs in the morning light at the wonderful Rose City, Petra. Get a map at the gates so you can choose your hike and explore. Make sure to take an...The Treasury, Ma'an, JordanThe TreasuryMa'an, JordanI always thought the Treasury was all there was to see at Petra. This was a mistake! The archaeological park of Petra is massive, covering 2,640...Khazali Canyon, JordanKhazali CanyonJordanKufic(very early Arabic) inscriptions at Khazali #HistorySaint George Church - Mosaic Map, Madaba, JordanSaint George Church - Mosaic MapMadaba, JordanJust 30kms from Amman, along the 5000 year old, King’s Highway lies the town of Madaba known for its cultural heritage and spectacular Byzantine...Temple of Hercules, 'Amman, JordanTemple of Hercules'Amman, JordanRuins of the Temple of Hercules at Amman citadel #HistoryThe Cathedral, Jarash, JordanThe CathedralJarash, JordanCathedral at Jerash #meltingpotofcivilizations #grecoromanruins #visitjordan #HistoryTreasury Viewpoint, Ma'an, JordanTreasury ViewpointMa'an, JordanThe lookout to Petra’s most magnificent facade, Al Khazneh(The Treasury) from the canyon that leads to the Siq, the entrance to Nabatean city. The...Royal tombs, Ma'an, JordanRoyal tombsMa'an, JordanThe Royal tombs of Petra at Golden hour of the day. #corinthiantombs #petra #relicsofthepast #rockcarvings #nabateancity #HistoryHadrain Arched Gate, JordanHadrain Arched GateJordanHadrian’s Arch at Jerash ruins Built to commemorate the visit of the Emperor Hadrian to Jerash in 129 AD, this splendid triumphal arch was intended...Jarash, JordanJarashJordanColonnaded Street - Jerash City Still paved with the original stones – the ruts worn by chariots are still visible – the 800 metre cardo was the...Tomb of &#39;Unayshu, Ma'an, JordanTomb of &#39;UnayshuMa'an, JordanUber rides inside Nabatean City of today <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f601.png' > #HistoryAd-Deir, Ma'an, JordanAd-DeirMa'an, JordanYou have the luxury of the either donkeys carrying you or hike up 850 stairs to witness this ancient work of art, Petra Monastery or Ad-Deir in...Obelisk tomb, Ma'an, JordanObelisk tombMa'an, JordanObelisk tombs ~ Between the Petra Visitor Centre and the entrance to the Siq (south side of the path), there is a tomb with four pyramidal...al-Siq, Ma'an, Jordanal-SiqMa'an, JordanIt’s still a wonder that the wonders of Petra are untouched by the neighboring war zones. Touchwood! Let this significantly historical land remain...مزرعة عين ساره, Jarash, Jordanمزرعة عين سارهJarash, JordanNymphaeum, Jerash It is one of the well-preserved monuments among the other monuments of the Monumental Gate and the Hippodrome. The Jerash(...Khazali Canyon, JordanKhazali CanyonJordanKhazali canyon or Jabal Khazali is of importance in Wadi Rum desert, because it is an area where water collects in this region and hence considered...Northern Theatre, Jarash, JordanNorthern TheatreJarash, JordanThe North Theatre was built in 165 AD. From the colonnaded stage, located in the front, a staircase led up to the entrance. The theatre originally...Temple of Hercules, 'Amman, JordanTemple of Hercules'Amman, JordanCitadel of Amman!! It’s amazing how much impact Roman, Greek and Egyptian cultures has on the world and you can see that in Amman. #history
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          1. 15d
            is there still a contest for #History?
          2. 12d
            Congrats to #History winner Karen Grubb! See the winning photo: https://www.trover.com/d/2SJ0x-cusco-cathedral-cuzco-peru
          3. 10d
            How do I add my photos to a contest please they I have tried many different ways but never see the after posting??
          4. 7d
            Hi Ron, the contest is closed but you can still add your photos to the list. Include the tag " #History " with your written description. Email feedback@trover.com if you are still having issues. Hope that helps!
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