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Jerash Ruins

Jerash, Jordan
+962 6 551 3832
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2 days ago
“Very well preserved Roman ruins”
2 weeks ago
“A must see attraction”
Jerash, Jordan
+962 6 551 3832
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Jerash Ruins are very well preserved remains of an ancient Roman city. In fact, it is the best preserved Roman city in Jordan. The trouble is that some of them were restored which made UNESCO to revoke their World heritage status. Nevertheless, this is a...More

Thank KirillOussov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having climbed all of Petra we had to wonder whether or not subjecting yourself to another hard climb through an ancient ruin of a city would be worthwhile. Jerash is the largest most complete Greco Roman city excavated to date. It is easily seen...More

Thank Robertkohn1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An ancient Roman city that has been partically uncovered. Lots to walk around and climb over to see it all the arch is quite impressive and there is a souvenier market at the entrance.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Rome last year and I would say, this site is maybe even more impressive. The temples and amphitheaters are in very good condition. I could easily imagine the Romans living, trading, and playing sports / making art here. The only downside is that...More

Thank Hanneke S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ruins are awe inspiring in their condition and size. You really get a feel for the character of the Romans who came to the middle east. The temples and markets are in wonderful condition. If possible, get AMER as your guide. His knowledge of...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the essential sites of Jordan, a fairly easy drive from Amman. Allow around 3 hours as the whole site is worth seeing and you will keep getting diverted to different ruins as you walk around. The Oval Plaza which you reach...More

Thank DougF45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly massive well preserved Roman city. It is ~ 1 hour north of Amman and well worth the visit. The colours and history of how the Middle East has been conquered by many cultures comes alive here at Jerash.

Thank pathwaysVancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Words will not do this site justice. The ruins are expansive and well preserved. You will be amazed by what you see. Set aside at least 2 hours to explore or better yet, spend the day. So much to see, we were blown away by...More

Thank mario13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired a taxi for the day and it was well worth it . take a hat and comfortable shoes . its hot and a lot of walking on uneven surfaces but is ver well worth the effort .

Thank GBeno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very original and nice to see, huge and has many things to see inside, you can spend 3 or 4 hours exploring the place.

Thank WasefAbdulhadi
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Geoff F
Hello, We plan to visit Jerash Ruins on our way from SHB to Amman next month, is there a safe place we can leave our luggage during our visit? Thanks!
17 February 2017|
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Response from Alfred O | Reviewed this property |
Jerash is a bit far from Amman. If you hire a private car, you can wander around the site while leaving your luggage in the trunk. We arranged with our hotel a vehicle; however, request for a driver who speaks conversational... More
is ther a gladiator show and chariot race in jerash? I wil be in Jordan on March 17,2017. Thanks
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!
Would appreciate if recent visitors could give the price of a guide at Jerash - we will be driving ourselves to the site. Thank you
31 October 2016|
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Response from manderjones | Reviewed this property |
10 JD (please revert to my review from my September 2016 visit) Good luck!