Number of Petra Visitors Rose by 20% in 2016

تم نشره في Wed 2 November / Nov 2016. 01:00 AM
  • Petra, the Pink City - (Al Ghad)

AMMAN — The number of tourists who visited to the ancient city of Petra during the past three months witnessed a 20 per cent increase compared to the same period of last year, official figures showed, from 101,638 to 121,559 visitors.

According to Chief Commissioner of the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) Mohammad Nawafleh, the number of Jordanians visiting the Red City over the past 3 months has also increased by 45 per cent, compared to the same duration of 2015.