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Gerasa Rediscovered

Advantages: Surprisingly extensive roman remains
Disadvantages: None - unless you like your sites over-commercialised. Facilities are limited.

On our whistle-stop tour of Amman we'd been steered away from the amphitheatre and the nymphaeum on the grounds that "there's better to be seen tomorrow". So we only saw the amphitheatre from high on the citadel hill and the nymphaeum as we wandered past ...

hiker 05.06.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Jerash Roman City (Jordan)

Just Loved Jerash

Advantages: Excellently preserved Roman town
Disadvantages: Not for me

Jerash, in northern Jordan, is one of the best preserved former Roman cities that can be found in the region, helped by the dry desert air. Situated about an hour's drive from the capital, Amman, it is also easily accessible for a half day trip. Admission ...

Essexgirl2006 01.08.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Jerash Roman City (Jordan)

Another Day Another Castle

Advantages: It's a crusader castle
Disadvantages: A bit clinical and unatmospheric

...Location Kerak (also rendered in English as Karak from the Arabic Al-Karak) is about 85 miles south of Amman on the Kings Highway. Having found the town , you cannot miss the castle. The town has grown up around the castle, which sits in the mos ...

hiker 17.07.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Karak Castle, Jordan

Simple Shobak

Advantages: It's free, it's en route, you get to wander at will
Disadvantages: None - unless you're not able to make up your own interpretation

Shobak isnít the kind of place to make the focus of a day out. Itís more the sort of delight you stumble across on the way home. In the late afternoon sun, the walls cast a golden glow from vantage point above the road. An early 12th century Crusader c ...

hiker 31.08.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Shobak Castle, Petra

Under the Milky Way

Advantages: More comfortable than you might expect - warm and welcoming hosts
Disadvantages: None - unless of course you don't like desert

Milky Way Camp, Wadi Rum For some reason Ciao were not prepared to accept this under 'hotels' - although in all but the technical sense that is what it is - but are happy for it to be listed as an attraction. Odd. Me and the whole "tent" thing= ...

hiker 22.12.2012 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Milky Way Eco Lodge, Jordan