Jerash

Jerash

Dubbed the "Pompeii of the East," Jerash is a ruined Greco-Roman city 80 miles north of Amman. The impressive ruins include Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and ancient Islamic structures.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249160
Names
Jerash
Categories
temple
ruined settlement
ruins
religious building
Styles
Greek
Paleochristian
Classical Greek