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Jerash, the Gerasa of Antiquity (Ancient Greek: Γέρασα), is the capital and largest city of Jerash Governorate (محافظة جرش), which is situated in the north of Jordan, 48 kilometres (30 mi) north of the capital Amman towards Syria. It is the site of the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa, also referred to as Antioch on the Golden River.

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Ruins of the street columns of the Cardo Maximus in the ancient Decapolis city of Gerasa (modern day Jerash, Jordan.

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Travel future: My Jordan itinerary

An itinerary for travelling around Jordan for a week, featuring Amman and Jerash, the temples of Petra and the Dead Sea.

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Jarash | جرش

Cardo Maximus. Jerash, Jordan. Massive ancient Roman ruins of a city 800,000 sq meters.

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Traveling to Jordan - Part 1 : Practical tips + Amman & Jerash

Traveling to Jordan – Part 1 : Practical tips Amman and Jerash

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Traveling to Jordan - Part 2 : Camel ride in Wadi Rum, Petra by night and Dead Sea

Traveling to Jordan – Part 2 : Camel ride in Wadi Rum, Petra by night and Dead Sea

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