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  • Location: Amman, Jordan
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
You will leave your Amman Hotel and head to Jerash - the most complete and well preserved city of the Roman Empire. Jerash is one of the Decapolis cities of the north of Jordan. During the Roman Empire it was often called Pompeii of the East. Nestled in a green and well-watered valley in the biblical land of Gilead, the remains of the ancient city have long attracted tourists from all around the world.

Highlights

  • Private half day tour to Jerash
  • Visit one of the best preserved city's of the Roman Empire
  • See the biblical land of Gilead and it's ancient ruins
  • Explore the cities original temples, theaters and plazas
  • Local English-speaking tour guide
  • Tailor the tour to suit your own interests

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What You Can Expect

Private Half Day Tour to Jerash

Explore one of the largest Roman ruins in the world at Jerash

Wander among the original temples, theaters, plazas, paths and colonnaded streets, all enclosed within the remaining city walls. Within the city walls have been found the remains of settlements dating from the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad and Abbasid periods, indicating human occupation at this location for more than 2,500 years.

A local English Speaking Guide will be included for 2 hours in Jerash. The guides are provided by the Authority of Jerash under the Ministry of Tourism.

This is a private tour so please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at time of booking to alert our driver, so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Better than expected, as we saw a whole city of numerous ruins and buildings. The tour guide Zahir was very informative. The level of history here is immense

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This site was probably best-preserved Roman cities I've ever visited! Simply beautiful.

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