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Jerash Overview

Walking into Jerash will take you out of the Middle East and bring you into the Roman Empire! The city, known as Gerasa during the days of Roman occupation, is one of the best preserved Roman towns in the world. Take the time to see one of the shows in the Hippodrome, with Roman Legionnaires, Gladiator fights, and Chariot races before exploring the rest of the city.

Although in ruin, you will have no problem feeling like you were in ancient rome. From sitting on the original seats in the Hippodrome to walking down the main thoroughfare street, you'll wonder where all the soldiers are. The ampitheatres and temples remain for the most part, so if you have an interest in the Roman Empire give this city at least half a day!

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