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Official guide to Jerash

Official guide to Jerash

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Published by Commercial Press in Jerusalem .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAmirate of Trans-Jordan, Department of Antiquities.
ContributionsJordan. Department of Antiquities.
The Physical Object
Pagination23p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21677263M


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Lex B wrote a review Mar Thornlands, Australia 41 contributions 13 helpful votes.5/5(K). Jerash (Arabic: جرش ‎; Ancient Greek: Γέρασα) is a city in northern city is the administrative center of the Jerash Governorate, and has a population of 50, as of It is located 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of the capital city Amman.

The earliest evidence of settlement in Jerash is in a Neolithic site known as Tal Abu Sowan, where rare human remains dating to Country: Jordan. Free entry to over 40 of Jordan's tourist attractions including Petra, Jerash, Wadi Rum and much more.

Free visa tourist visa is offered if you buy the Jordan Pass before arrival to Jordan. Free + page guidebook packed with useful information about the attractions, plus tips and hints about the city to help you plan the perfect trip.

Tour guide in Jerash in December Watch this Topic. Browse forums; All. Browse by destination. We had no issue getting an English speaking guide at Jerash. He spoke very good english. I would say get a guide you will find out so much more than your Lonely Planet book and the cost was not much.

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Official guide to Jerash book AparnaK wrote a review Yesterday. 5/5(K). Jerash 13 Petra 14 Aqaba 16 Wadi Rum MAP LEGEND18 Other Attractions in Jordan 20 Entry To Jordan 21 General Information 22 General Itineraries 24 Umm Ar-Rasas Castle Historical Site Religious Site Hotel Accommodation Camping Facilities Airport Road Highway Railway Bridge Nature / Wildlife Reserve Petra, the new world wonder.

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When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements. I was a bit disappointed when he passed me off to a local "official guide" who took me through about half /5(20).

Located in the north of Jordan, in a fertile valley, Jerash is one of the most visited places in Jordan. This Greco-Roman archaeological site, similar in some ways to Pompeii, is a must-see ing to legend, the city was founded by Alexander the Great in the 4 th century BC.

However, it owes its prosperity and influence primarily to the Romans. Jerash is an amazing blend of Greco-Roman and Oriental influences. A great place to visit during the spring with its beautiful rolling hills and lush greenery, Jerash has a. Though most of the city was destroyed by an earthquake in AD, Jerash in Jordan is a sprawling open-air museum dating back to the 3rd century BC with impeccable temples, plazas, amphitheaters, gates and agoras.

If you are traveling to Jordan, then a Jerash day trip from Amman is one of the best things to do for archaeology buffs. Book your tickets online for Jerash Ruins, Jerash: See 2, reviews, articles, and 5, photos of Jerash Ruins, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 16 attractions in Jerash.5/5(K). The book is now somewhat dated, as archaeological work in Jerash (Gerasa) has proceeded apace sincenevertheless this remains an excellent introduction to the Decapolis as a whole and to Jerash in by:   Jordan clearly needs tourists to return.

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19 Destination Jordan So it’s official. Petra, jewel in the crown of Jordan’s antiquities, has been hiking with a guide in Dana Nature Reserve or staying Entry to other popular sights such as Jerash costs JD8, but most places are free or cost just a dinar or Size: KB.

Official Guide to Jerash, in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Published by their Department of antiquities.

Has 24 pages, size x8". Alxo contains a 12x" foldout map of the Jerash ruins and site. Started about the 1st of 2nd century BC, extremely old site.

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Jerash, located 48 km north of Amman and nestled in a quiet valley among the mountains of Gilead, is the grandeur of Imperial Rome being one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the World outside Italy.

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