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This Jordan Rive baptismal site is a special and sacred spot for Christianity. Here the Jordan River flows through the plains of Jericho, creating a thread life through the heart of the desert. Christian pilgrims come here to be baptized in the...more
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This alleged baptismal site of Jesus did not touch me at all, neither on the Israeli bank of the River Jordan, nor on the Jordanian one, where I found the site more interesting. What is going on here in Israel is a spectacle or business...More
A lifetime experience being baptised where Jesus was in the River Jordan, the Holy Spirit was definitely present, as you can see in the photos.
Yarendit is a very holy place and must for any visit to the River Jordan.
Visiting Qsar El Yahud The Jordan River Baptism Site is just something to experience! I prepared for that visit for two weeks but it is literally only on the morning I was going there that I found out through another review that there are no...More
Said to be the site where Jesus was baptized in the Jordan by John the Baptist.
The facilities here are good for visitors and Christian groups. You can immerse yourself in the water and there where several people being baptized when we were there (...More
The place is nice, but there are lots of flies that are annoying. It is probably more authentic as Jesus' baptismal site than up north at Yardenit, but the Yardenit site is definitely more beautiful and accommodating.
There are changing rooms at the site. You can also purchase a white baptismal gown for $8. It is quite sheer, so bring a bathing suit to wear underneath. You can also purchase a cheap small towel – which is better than nothing in the...More
A little remote, but certainly worth a visit. You can buy a white robe for the baptism, $8 each and other trinkets in a small gift shop. Changing areas and showers are there along with covered benches. The river itself is narrow with steps down...More
We visited as part of an organised pilgrimage and most of our group renewed baptismal vows in the way that Jesus would have done. It was strange to be only feet away from Jordan but have armed guards on both sides watching. The service was...More