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Address: Jerash, Jordan
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Wow. One of the most impressive Roman sites anywhere.

This is definitely worth an afternoon. Get a local guide for 10 jd. You need the detail. But the site is surprisingly complete and in good condition. Note the rocking pillars at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is definitely worth an afternoon. Get a local guide for 10 jd. You need the detail. But the site is surprisingly complete and in good condition. Note the rocking pillars at Athena's temple. They survived earthquakes because the are based on lead bearings. Must say I was blown away by the Bedouin playing bagpipes in the theater.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Established as a city beside a river for Alexander the great's veteran soldiers, it later became a beacon of the Hellenistic world. Positives: beautiful Hellenistic city to explore, watching the centurion reenactment. Negatives: gets really hot during summer months.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you go to Jordan to visit Petra, don't miss out on visiting the amazing site of Jerash! Roman ruins at their finest. We (tour of seven ppl) had the park almost entirely to ourselves. Very exciting as a tourist; very sad for the economy of this fantastic site. The men in the market area at the front of site... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is stunning. I have visited Rome and this stands up as much as anywhere there. It features the incredibly well preserved ruins of the town that used to be here 2000 years ago. There are numerous theatres, a 800 metre street, old temples and much much more. If you are in Amman I highly highly recommend coming here... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I went on a group trip to the Jerash Ruins. Once we were there though my brother and I split off and toured ourself. I like to call it "free range tourism". You are able to go anywhere at this site and climb all over. The ruins were absolutely amazing. You sit down and you can see all this history... More 

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Tartu, Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a unique place, a complete city. Wile Petra is well known and highly praised, I liked this place more. First, there are fewer tourists and virtually no business going on. This allows you to wonder quietly around the place and absorb the feeling of the old town. Secondly, it is the structures of the living that are still... More 

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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

There was a strike on when we visited so no guides were available so we did our best and still enjoyed the visit. Once parked up and through the gates (we parked a little way away) the first thing we came across was the hippodrome which is not only an impressive sight but it also featured on Top Gear -... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Spectacular historicals site. Ruins like you have never seen before. Bring lots of water and a good guide.

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

amazing thought process of the people who conceived it more than a 1000 years ago. They has jest for life and tries enjoying it even without modern day technology

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

These are amazing ruins and compare favourably to anywhere In the world! Pompeii ephysus ,maybe the colosseum has it covered ,but the size and good state of the ruins is first class. We went today ,and it is a bit hot ,and Ramadan .anywhere else in the world there would be crowds of people .we were there with about 3... More 

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