Jerash..one of the most amazing historical sites in the world.. get to know it

طقس العرب GO 2021-08-28 2021-08-28T08:36:09Z
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Jerash..one of the most amazing historical sites in the world.. get to know it

Weather of Arabia - Jerash is an ancient Jordanian city, considered one of the most wonderful historical sites in the world,   Jerash occupies the second place in the list of favorite tourist destinations in Jordan, to learn more about this wonderful city in this article.

 

 

Jerash is located on a plain, surrounded by wooded hills and fertile water basins. It is one of the ten Roman cities known as "Decapolis", which was at the height of its prosperity in the third century AD, during the rule of the Romans, and was known at the time as "Gerasa". However, it dates back to a much older history, as many archaeological monuments were found in it that indicate that humans settled it in the Stone Ages.

 

 

Today, Jerash is considered one of the most preserved Roman sites in the world (outside Rome) to this day, as its archaeological streets are still clearly marked and colonnaded, and include arches, squares and bathrooms, and reveal the civil development of the Romans, so that the city of Jerash is nicknamed City of a Thousand Columns.

 

 

The city has maintained its prosperity at the time of the Umayyad era as well, and remained an important historical landmark to the present day, even tourism has become in Jerash from the first tourist destination for visitors to Jordan, the following review the most important city of Jerash Monuments:

 

 

Southern Theater

The theater can accommodate more than 3,000 spectators, and the theater has acoustic features that enable the speaker in the middle of the orchestra floor to convey his voice to the entire amphitheater without having to raise his voice. Supreme. Some seats were once reserved for certain people, and Greek letters can still be seen engraved on them.

 

North Theater

The theater initially had 14 rows of seats and was used for performing arts, holding town hall meetings, and much more. The theater was then doubled to its current status of 1,600 people. In front of the stage is a colonnaded court with a staircase leading to the entrance.

 

 

 

Jerash Archaeological Museum

The museum was inside one of the catacombs of the courtyard of the Temple of Artemis. It was moved to the old rest house. The museum is now dedicated to the discoveries of the Jerash region. Its exhibits include the historical periods in that region, from the Stone Age to the Mamluk era, where the museum reviews its exhibits in chronological order within the typological and functional classification sections.

 

 

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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