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The Roman Army and Chariot Experience

Jerash 26111, Jordan
+962 2 634 2471
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Closed for Ramadan

We were excited to see a show with Roman chariots. When we visited they were not showing any shows... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Arch L
via mobile
My children love it!

Nice thing to do with children...to realize how history was on that time. Even though is not... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Flavsy
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Muscat, Oman
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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“chariot” (10 reviews)
“gladiator” (8 reviews)
“formations” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jerash 26111, Jordan
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+962 2 634 2471
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We were excited to see a show with Roman chariots. When we visited they were not showing any shows due to Ramadan. We went down to the stables to see the horses and the chariots. My little one enjoyed the experience.

Thank Arch L
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Nice thing to do with children...to realize how history was on that time. Even though is not 10/10, this people do their best to produce this show.

Thank Flavsy
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Bottom line - unless you have plenty of time on your hands and for some reason do not want to spend it exploring the wonderful ruins themselves, take a pass on this. At 12 JD (more than $15) it's pricey and just not worth the...More

1  Thank ber357
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The roads for chariots were paved on a diagonal grid so that the wheels of the chariots didn't go inside the grooves . The roads were designed very well for 2 way traffic

1  Thank Rizwan S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The show was good and we could really see the actors make good effort to put up a nice show... But as other reviews indicated, the show was lackluster for most part. Couple of suggestions: - Add shade to sitting area so folks do not...More

1  Thank vikadakavi
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I like reading about the Roman military, about Julius Caesar, Pompey etc. So I already knew most of the information the announcer told us during the performance. But it was still fantastic to actually see the formations and weapons in real life. You don't need...More

Thank Anonyny
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

The show was nice, but the lack acting skills, i mean there are ways to act in a safe way, but their was just pretend . paid 12 dinar and well i really expected to see something different. oh well.. it was still a nice...More

Thank davidsmiths331
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

They recently restarted the Army/Chariot experience at the hippodrome. In December 2017 it cost $12 dinar for the show. The show is about 30 mins of lackluster military formations and a v v weak pretend gladiator fight. There is commentary that is supposed to play...More

Thank dlam626
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

The sign is still outside the Hippodrome (I've uploaded a picture), but due to the regrettable decline in tourism in Jordan, this show is not taking place (not enough revenue to pay the cast & crew). With the problems in Syria, Iraq, etc, it’s unlikely...More

5  Thank T H
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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

In spite of a website that says the chariot racing is still taking place , it is not. The day we went the site was heaving with hundreds of visitors but no chariot racing. A huge disappointment. There are still signs at the hippodrome but...More

1  Thank SarahC0805
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Sharon R
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Me too! One week of stay in Jordan, I should not miss this one.
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