Jordan Archaeological Heritage   
• Jarash Governorate

Jerash  is situated  in the center of the Hashemite kingdom about 45 km north of Amman, dates back in settlements to the stone ages, It had blossomed and grown in population in the Hellenistic period, after it became  under the control of Roman, Urbanization expanded such as ,temples , religious facilities ,public, and entered into an alliance ten cities, "a league", and continued stability in the booming of the Byzantine and Umayyad periods.The most important archaeological landmarks: southern theatre, the public arena, Columned Street, Zeus temple Temple of Artemis, baths and a number of churches immortalized the memory of saints , Umayyad mosque and the homes of Umayyads and Abbasids