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Jerash Ruins

Jerash, Jordan
+962 6 551 3832
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Jerash, Jordan
+962 6 551 3832
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Jerash as the last stage of an amazing day starting at Madaba then Mt Nebo. Ancient ruins of Jordan beggars belief they are so beautiful. Excellent site with fabulous Roman ruins. Have not yet been to Pompeii but I hear tell these are a...More

Thank Imelda D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the top archeology sites in Jordan and is not to be missed. You will need at least 2 hours to explore this site, it covers a large area and there is a lot to see, with lots of little side streets,...More

Thank Andyrock81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Morning spent in the Jerash ruins as part of Jordan Explorer trip. Excellent history and much more to be unearthed when funding available to the local authority. The sound of bagpipes uncovered two arabs, one on drums and the other playing "Scotland the Brave" on...More

Thank MarathonMan427
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, I didn’t expect this to be as terrific as it was, wow! Amazing ruins, many in really good shape. This feels like a site that will some day be a super attraction so we were so happy to be visiting before the crowds found...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old city of Jerash is the best preserved ancient Roman city in the world. It was a much larger of a complex than I expected. Bring a good pair of walking/hiking shoes. The chariot racing arena and the Roman theater were the most impressive...More

Thank dmasu2005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Roman ruins were quite a surprise!! Such a large and well preserved site The amphitheater and its acoustics were really amazing. Comb the stairs to the top. The view is amazing!! Side note: We met several groups of Jordanian kids on a field trip...More

Thank TimeToTravel2468
Reviewed 1 week ago

These are supposedly the oldest Roman ruins in the world. The massive bricks & the huge pillars are very interesting. The amphi theatre, which is an inseparable part of the roman era, is found here too. Except the amphi theatre, there is no shade within...More

Thank Soumya N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The third century AD saw the peak of Jerash. Hadrian’ s Arch, the Forum, and temple of Zeus are astounding and seeped in architectural marvels. The South theatre could seat 3000 persons. The Cardo Maximus leads you through centre of town with magnificent views. Built...More

Thank chandersabharwal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area with much to see. I recommend to come early before the groups are coming. Highlight are two musicians in the south amphitheater. Sadly there are no chariot races. Would be amazing to see that. All the sites are well preserved. If you are...More

Thank JanSmithSchneider
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first experience of Jordan. It showed the lovely country to be at the crossroads of history. Amazing the trade was so similar then as it is today. That traders sought almost the same things we buy today. A marvel of modern engineering...More

Thank Viraf P
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22 July 2017|
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Response from rdragon78 | Reviewed this property |
Unless you're in love with hot, sticky, and almost unbreathable air, I'd avoid the whole of Jordan, especially Petra and Wadi Rum during the summer months. I went in April and it was around 100-105 deg F (38-40 C). And don't... More
Geoff F
17 February 2017|
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Response from Myclare | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is nowhere to leave your luggage. Perhaps book into a cheap hotel and leave it there - the carpark was full but not attended by security.
29 January 2017|
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Response from HichamGM | Reviewed this property |
we did not see any thing like that furing our trip but there were bedouin traditionnal music players playing pipes and shouting very old arabic songs. but Lebanese restaurant next to it was great!