Jerash

Jerash

Jerash, the Gerasa of Antiquity, is the capital and largest city of Jerash Governorate, which is situated in the north of Jordan. It was the site of the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Jerash Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 4th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Jerash Archaeological City (Ancient Meeting Place of East and West)

Date of Submission: 2004

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