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  • Location: Amman, Jordan
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Walk around the ancient ruins of Jerash on a half-day trip from Amman! Meander around the well-preserved temples, monuments and colonnades of the great Decapolis city, and learn about its history from your local guide. See highlights such as the Oval Plaza and colonnaded street and gain insight into the grandeur of the Middle East under Roman rule.

Highlights

  • Half-day Jerash tour from Amman, led by a knowledgeable local guide
  • Explore the ancient city of Jerash on a comprehensive walking tour
  • Learn about Jerash’s history and hear of its glory days as a wealthy Decapolis city
  • Stop for photos by must-see ruins around the Oval Plaza and Jerash’s colonnaded street
  • Relax with a convenient hotel pickup and drop-off service from central Amman

What You Can Expect

Jerash Half-Day Trip from Amman

See the sights of Jerash on a half-day tour!

Start your tour with a pickup from your Amman hotel, and then travel north to Jerash by air-conditioned coach. Having spent roughly 1.5 hours on the road, arrive in town and set off to explore the incredible Roman ruins that lie within the ancient city boundaries.

On foot, enter through the main city gate and gaze in wonder at the sprawling site spread before you. Founded by Alexander the Great in the 2nd century, Jerash — or Gerasa as it was formerly known — went on to become one of the wealthiest Decapolis cities of the Roman Empire. Today, the city’s lavish ruins of amphitheaters, arches and colonnades hark back to Jerash’s Imperial-era grandeur.

See the Oval Plaza, a forum named for its intriguing shape, and amble down the famous colonnaded street, stopping to take photos by some of the many sights. Pass temples and theaters, and hear historical tales aplenty about the city in its glory days from your guide.

After your walking tour finishes, stroll back to your coach and then relax on the journey back to Amman. Your excursion then ends with a hotel drop-off in the afternoon.
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