Jerash Jordan

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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.

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32.281899° N, 35.891004° E
Phone
Jerash Visitors' Center: 04/451-272
Jerash Archaeological Museum: 04/452-267

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Jerash (Jordan)
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April 11, 2015