A close second to Petra on the list of favorite destinations in Jordan, the ancient city ofJerash boasts an ubroken chain of human occupation daring to back more than ,6,,500 years and is one of the best preserved Roman cities today,. In 129 AD, Roman Emperor Hadrian was welcomed through Hadriean’s rch at the entrance to this flourishing provincial city.

You can follow the tracks etched by chariots along stone-paved streets, explore the temple of Artemis dedicated to the goddess of hunting and fertility, and visit the North Theatre, once used for government meetings.


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