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Half Day Tour of Jerash and Ajloun
"Your guide and driver will meet you at the hotel or at a prearranged meeting point in Amman. You will then be driven for 40 minutes to visit the ancient city of Jerash. There you will spend approximately 2-3 hours visiting the sights. After spending some you will be taken to visit the Islamic castle of Ajloun that is approximately 1 hour away. Once at the castle you will spend 1-2 hours looking around before being driven back to Amman.""""Enjoy a half day excursion to visit Jerash ancient city ruins and Ajloun castle which is located on the north of Jordan."title=Highlights&1=6-hour+Jerash+and+Aljoun+tour+from+Amman%2C+with+air-conditioned+transport&2=View+the+highlights+of+Greco-Roman+Jerash+on+a+guided+tour&3=Check+out+the+well-preserved+Oval+Plaza%2C+Hippodrome%2C+paved+streets+and+other+treasures&4=Uncov""
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The North Tour of Jordan Jerash Ajlun Castle and Um Qais
"The North Tour of Jordan is a step back into time. Your private air conditioned car and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby or other mutual agreed location at 9am to start your day to the rich terrain of Jordan. It is a full day tour so be sure to ha located about an hour north from the city center of Amman and is considered one of the largest and most well-preserved sites of Roman architecture in the world outside of Italy. Jerash conquered by General Pompey in 63 BC became under Roman rule and was one of the 10 greatest Roman cities The Decapolis League. Once in Jerash your driver will assist to prepare your entrance tickets and also the option to hire a local guide who are professional and certified
From $59.00
 
One Day Islamic Tour From Amman or Dead Sea to the Seven Sleepers
"Start you tour by visiting the main Islamic attractions in Amman: The Citadel Grand Husseini Mosque and King Abdullah Mosque Amman suburbs has many noteworthy Islamic attractions. Then drive 20 mins to the most  popular attraction outside of Amman is Kahf Al-Raqim or The Cave of The Seven Sleepers. Mentioned in the Holy Qur'an in a Sura named Al-Kahf (the Cave) it is located outside the village of Al-Raqim 10 km east of Amman. Persecuted by despotic rule of Trajan for monotheism a group of pious youths took refuge in this cave.To preserve them
From $60.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Jarash

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Modern Jerash

Most visitors to Jerash stick to the archaeological site and completely ignore the modern town on the other side of the river. Unfortunately, due to time constraints, I had to do the same, but this...
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Umayyad Houses

These are among the newest buildings in the Jerash archaeological zone, but when saying newest what I really mean is 7th-8th Centuries, which was still well after the decline of the Roman Jerash. The...
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North Gate

Relatively few people make it to the North Gate, with most turning off at either Temple of Artemis or at the very latest the North Theatre. For those who do, the North Gate was built in the early 2nd...
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Top Things to Do in Jarash

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Churches

Thirteen churches have so far been discovered in ancient Jerash. Three of them...the churches of Saints Cosmas & Damianius (529-533AD/CE), Saint George (around 529AD/CE) and Saint John the Baptist...
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Temple of Artemis

First excavated in the 1930s, the Temple of Artemis was the most important temple complex in the city (its location and its size prove that is the case). The temple was approached by an east-west road...
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Temple of Zeus

The heavens opened just as we came to the Temple of Zeus, which explains the lack of photos! The temple was built in the 160s AD/CE on the site of an earlier temples. It stands on a small hill...
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Oval Plaza - Forum

Unique to Jerash, this impressive oval-shaped plaza lies below the Temple of Zeus and marks the southern end of the Cardo Maximus. It measures 90 metres in length and 80 metres in width and is...
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South Theatre

Ancient Jerash was had two proper theatres, one at each end of the city, which should tell you something about not only its wealth and power but also the size of its population. It was still pouring...
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North Gate & Tetrapylon

The section of the Cardo Maximus leading up to the North Gate remains in its original form, with a colonnade of Ionic columns rather than the more impressive colonnades which line the rest of the...
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"A wonderful Roman town in Jordan"
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"Gerasa, an antic city"
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"Jerash, The Ancient Roman City"
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