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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pella is know as an ancient city that was a refuge for the Christians that escaped Jerusalem in 70 AD. Became very important because of trade routes. The excavations and preservation levels are very poor and admission was only 2 Dinar per person. The archaeological...More

Thank Yoni B
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We stopped on the way back to Jerash having driven to Umm Qais earlier. We were just making a big loop. I am not sure where some of the photos were taken because they sure do not match what I saw. The site is large...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We were the only ones there the day we toured! There is very little sinage within the ruins themselves, like other Jordan sites it is cheap to visit but lacking in up keep. We enjoyed the ruins due to their biblical significance but it is...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed November 15, 2016

And neglected by most tourists, which is not such a bad thing, because you'll be on your own wandering this site. Obviously it is not Jerash or Umm Qais, so it depends on your interests. We liked it a lot.

Thank Dirk W
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

There really isn't that much to see here so unless you are just passing I wouldn't really recommend making a big detour to get here. A couple of small temple complexes and that is about it I am afraid.

Thank James H
Reviewed November 22, 2015

This little-visited archaeological site has some beautiful Roman/Byzantine ruins (church and odeon) as well as a Canaanite temple and Umayyad settlement. It is small, so combine this site with Umm Qais and/or Ajloun Castle.

1  Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The history of Pella stretches back millennia, although there's little evidence visible there today. The vast majority of its past glories are yet to be excavated, still under the tell on which you now walk. There are some identifiable Greco-Roman ruins, which have mercifully not...More

1  Thank Armchairgardener
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Pella isn't Jerash. Get that straight and you won't be disappointed. Set above the small village of Tabaqat Fahl, Pella is an archaeological site that's only partially excavated and very few tourists seem to show up there. You can wander by yourself through the ruins...More

Thank Aliza E
Reviewed September 6, 2015

While hiking the Abraham path from Ajlun to Umm Qais, on one day we ended our hike right by the Pella ruins. The ruins aren't very large, but they are impressive nonetheless. If you're in the area, definitely check it out! Almost guarenteed you'll be...More

Thank Talia_AD
Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Out of the way and no major or unique at the site that is worth coming out for, you can see better examples of the temples at other places. The most interesting thing is the archeological dig going on and the deep site they have...More

2  Thank AmericanInEurope02
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