10 Spectacular Natural Wonders of the Middle East


9. Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum has been inhabited by many civilizations since prehistoric times. A valley cut into the sandstone and granite rock, it is home to a rock formation named the Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Nowadays Wadi Rum is inhabited by Zalabia Bedouins, a small population who run eco-tourism businesses taking foreign tourists on climbs and hikes.

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