Postcard From Jordan

Oval Plaza in Jerash

The 1st century Oval Plaza and the colonnaded Cardo Maximus (main street) of the Roman city of Jerash as viewed from the temple of Zeus. The new city in the background is a striking contrast.


Many thanks to the Jordan Tourism Board for making this post possible. 

While you are here, do take the time to read the history and legends of another historical monument on the Kings Highway.

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Hi, I'm Madhu. Wanderer. Travel blogger. Story teller. Bitten late and hard by the travel bug, I am on a mission to make up for lost time.

31 thoughts on “Postcard From Jordan

  1. A stunning capture, Madhu. I didn’t really understand just how huge those colonnades were until I compared them to the size of people standing in the plaza – that is mind-boggling to think the column shafts are carved from a single piece of stone!

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