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Jerash enjoys 100 percent increase of foreign visitors in April

Jerash, May 1 (Petra) --The total number of foreign visitors of the ancient Roman city Jerash in April recorded a 100 per cent increase compared to the same period of 2017, according to Director of Jerash Antiquities Ziad Ghunimat.
 
last month, a total of 39,000 foreign tourists of various nationalities and 13,000 Jordanians visited Jerash , Jordan's largest and most interesting Roman site and a key tourist attraction, posting JD265,000 in ticket revenues, Ghunimat said.
 
In April 2017, the total number of visitors to Jerash, 45km north of Amman, reached 23,000, including 13,000 non-Jordanian tourists and 10,000 Jordanians, with revenues that amounted to JD133,000, Ghunimat pointed out.
 
Petra News Agency
May 1, 2018