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7 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Amman & Jerash: Lay Eyes On Ancient Roman Ruins

Amman, Jerash

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Lay Eyes on ancient Roman Ruins

Hadrian's Arch

Jerash-Jordan

See the Hadrian's Arch, Temple of Artemis, Forum, Hippodrome and Nymphaeum. Also, visit the Citadel Hill, Roman Theatre, Hercules Temple, Umayyad Palace and much more at Jordan's capital city. 

DAY 01

Program Itinerary

  • Drive 50 km in the north to Jerash, the well-preserved city of the Roman Empire, often called Pompeii of the East. Initially built by Alexander the Great, the town started to prosper after the Roman conquest and was one of the Decapolis cities in northern Jordan. 

  • Visit Hadrian's Arch, built in 130 AD to honor the visit of Emperor Hadrian.

  • Pass by the Hippodrome that offered space for 15,000 spectators, the impressive Forum. Then, continue to the Temple of Artemis, wherein the columns are 12 meters high and each drum weights 20-40 tons. Other highlights are the Colonnaded Street and the Nymphaeum.

  • Back in Amman, visit the Citadel Hill for remains of the Hercules Temple and the Umayyad Palace as well as the Archaeological Museum.

  • In downtown area, see the large Roman Theatre from the 2nd century and also traditional souks. 

  • Return transfer to Amman.

  • 200 USD Per Adult
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned, new vehicle with English speaking, assisting (Jordanian) driver.

  • Private English speaking guide in Jerash (about 1 hour).

  • Entrance fee to Jerash, Amman Citadel & Roman Theatre.

  • Mineral water on board of the vehicle.

  • Meals and beverage not stated.

  • Tips and private expenses.

Amman, Jerash

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History
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