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Jerash, the Gerasa of Antiquity (Ancient Greek: Γέρασα), is the capital and largest city of Jerash Governorate (محافظة جرش), which is situated in the north of Jordan, 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of the capital Amman towards Syria. It is the site of the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa, also referred to as Antioch on the Golden River.

Jerash, the Gerasa of Antiquity (Ancient Greek: Γέρασα), is the capital and largest city of Jerash Governorate (محافظة جرش) near Amman towards Syria. The Greco-Roman city of Gerasa, also referred to as Antioch on the Golden River.

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The Jerash Temple of Artemis is a Roman temple in Jerash, Jordan. The temple was built on one of the highest points and dominated the whole city. Construction of the temple was finished in CE during the reign of Emperor Antoninus Pius.

The Ancient Roman Arch of Hadrian, Jerash, Jordan.  Photo courtesy Poco a poco

ancientart: “ The Ancient Roman Arch of Hadrian, Jerash, Jordan. Photo courtesy Poco a poco ”

Dating back to the 2nd century C.E., this wonderfully restored Roman amphitheatre should be at the top of any tourist’s itinerary when visiting Amman, Jordan.

The Top 10 Things to See and Do in Amman, Jordan

Dating back to the century C., this wonderfully restored Roman amphitheatre should be at the top of any tourist’s itinerary when visiting Amman, Jordan.

Jerash is considered the most well preserved Roman Ruins outside of Italy. It is also one of the busiest tourist sites in Jordan located only 45 minutes from Amman. Make sure to hire a guide to learn all about it. The market nearby is a great place to buy some local crafts too! http://theplanetd.com/jerash-amphitheatre-jordan-photography Discovered by The Planet D at Jarash, Jordan

Jarash, Jordan — by The Planet D

Jerash is considered the most well preserved Roman Ruins outside of Italy. It is also one of the busiest tourist sites in Jordan located only 45 minutes from Amman.

Cardo Maximus. Jerash, Jordan. Massive ancient Roman ruins of a city 800,000 sq meters.

Ancient Roman city where you can still walk down the main street, called the Cardo Maximus

This is the actual pool where Jesus was baptized. And this isn't one of those constructed history things. There are historical documents from the time that point to the location. Jordan River, Israel. https://www.facebook.com/Nuestro-Dios-Jehov%C3%A1h-443323375834518/timeline/

This is the actual pool where Yahusha was baptized. And this isn't one of those constructed history things. There are historical documents from the time that point to the location.

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