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caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

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caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

Hello,

will be traveling in Israel and will visit Petra. Jarash looks very interesting. Has anyone visited both Casesarea and Jarash? Which is more impressive and what are the differences in your opinion.

thanks

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1. Re: caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

HI

There is no comparision between the two

Jarash is a big site and takes few hours to visit.The Metropolis is almost intact from what it was in the past.It ranks number archeological site after Petra in Jordan

Caesrea not much left from the ruins.

Im sure other can eleborate on this topic

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2. Re: caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

It is indeed very difficult to compare two completely different sites - however, I beg to differ with syriafullbottle's assessment of Caesarea - to do justice to all the finds and loci in Caesarea you need at least half a day, if not more.

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3. Re: caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

Oreets may be you are right.

It is over 50 years since i last visited the town Im sure lots of excavations has been unearthed that i dnt know about.I would love to revisit it in future.

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4. Re: caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

Let me know when you're coming - I'll be happy to reintroduce you to all the finds that have been discovered since your last visit.

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5. Re: caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

Thanks for the offer Oreets.Im might take you up on it one day.

cheers

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6. Re: caesarea, israel versus Jarash, Jordan

if jerash has been mentioned a lot in history accounts, it would be # 1 in the world since it is a very big site and a very well preserved city. in other words jerash hasnt had a big role historically but it plays it now in archaeology.

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