The ancient city of Jerash

Jerash experienced the peak of its development in the early third century, but then was abandoned after the Christian and Muslim invasions, as well as after an earthquake in 747 year





Although excavation began in the 1920s, is still open only 10% of the city. Log in Jerash crowned the Arc de Triomphe, but the main entrance - it's South Gate. Outside the city walls you can see the Temple of Zeus and the Forum unusual oval



Behind the temple is the South Amphitheatre, built in the first century and can accommodate 5,000 spectators. And to the north rises the 600-meter street columns. The largest building in Jerash - The Temple of Artemis is the right of the center




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