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Address: Jerash, Jordan
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The Roman ruins at Jerash are stunning. Cannot be missed if visiting Jordan. Amphitheatres, paved streets. shops, soaring columns and triumphal arches. It is all there. Leave half... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2014
Camberley, United Kingdom
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 October 2014

The Roman ruins at Jerash are stunning. Cannot be missed if visiting Jordan. Amphitheatres, paved streets. shops, soaring columns and triumphal arches. It is all there. Leave half a day to enjoy

Thank porte368
Salmiyah, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2014

We were prepared for a boring day through another set of ruins but Jerash blew us over with it's beauty and it's background! We ended up spending 2.5 hours there walking under a very harsh Sun! It is a magnificent feeling walking through the ruins just imagining the life & times of the people who built this glorious city! It... More 

Thank CheontheRoad
London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2014

thought this was going to be just another set of ruined pillars. Completely wrong. Absolutely mind blowing. You could actually imagine the Main Street in action. Have to recommend that you have an approved guide, that you wear sensible shoes and are prepared for a lot of walking on uneven ground. Totally worth every dinar spent.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Located about 40 minutes drive North of Amman, the Roman city of Jerash is a must see while in Jordan. It's in a remarkable state of preservation even though much more of it is still unexcavated. Whether standing in the collonaded piazza or walking along the paved Roman road you get a real sense if the vibrant Roman city this... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Jerash 45 minutes driving from Amman, I hired a taxi and paid 25 JOD for 2 way, wandered around for an hour, it was really amazing and wonderful, try to visit this place during winter, i went there during summer which the weather was really hot and dry. Bring extra bottle of water and wear comfortable shoes. Very impressive roman... More 

Thank Pepe_masa
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

Spent most of the day wandering around Jerash, beautifully preserved and restored incredibly well. I loved how there were so few people and majority of the people wandering around are locals. I always like seeing locals enjoying their countries histories. From the temple of Zeus there is an incredible view looking out across the Oval Plaza and The Cardo. Lots... More 

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Needs a good guide as a lot to see, but very impressive Roman ruins with columns, forum, and much in better condition than I've seen in most countries. Very large area- need to allow a good couple of hours. Take hat and water as it is hot. The site is probably only about 25% excavated as much of the rest... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

If you enjoy Roman history this place is perfect for you. The entrance fee cost 8 JD and you can stay within the area for how long you want. I recommend to spend at least two hours because the area is quite large. I was there in October and it was still quite hot so take a hat and water.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

My husband and I wandered around here for about an hour or two. It was beautiful and really well preserved. I wish that we had given ourselves more time to explore here. It was well worth the trip we made there though! Highly recommend it to everyone (though maybe not during the summer - SO HOT).

Thank Danae_H
London, UK
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Reviewed 12 October 2014

If you are interested in the Graeco-Roman world, this is one of the best sites outside Greece/Italy. Being formally restored by the French, who are making a very good job of it. You can walk along the original streets that were laid by the Romans. The insight into the construction methods are fascinating. The Information Boards at various places around... More 

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