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Jordan River | Bethany, f, Jordan
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I always wanted to get baptized in the Jordan river. While the experience of being baptized in the same river as Jesus was a blessing, there are some things to be aware of. 1. The water is very cold. I got baptized in February and...More

8  Thank GreggMS
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 September 2013

When planning a trip to Jordan this year the Baptiam site was a "must see" for me. I am a practicing Christian and was looking for a moment of reflection within our busy schedule. Disappointed is an understatement therefore for the reality of the experience...More

7  Thank Leeds_Mann
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want to see a bunch of peopLe jump in creek water that is muddy and dirty, then come here.. I was Looking forward to this pLace the most but was Let down.. I didn’t feeL very hoLy here.. the souvenir shop is seLLing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today both Babtist sites in the Holy Land. One at the mouth of the Jordan River and the other at the entrance of the Dead Sea a site called Kassar El Yahood. Both sites are clean and comfortable for visiting pilgrims depending on how...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In September, went with a christian tour group to Jordan to see the river where Jesus Christ was baptist. River wasn’t that big but was cool. Was amazed as the water looked muddy but will not stain and make filthy the white robe they wore....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought it would take at most a couple of hours and be done with. You get the ticket, wait for a ride to get to starting point and from there you walk more than 1/2 hour to get to Jordan river where you witness...More

Thank jinsoor2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reached the site from the Jordan (country) side, leaving Amman quite early in the morning. However when we reached the entry station, we had to wait 30 minutes for the transit bus to fill up, and the guide to join. However there is a...More

1  Thank geoffreyLerum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was ok 24 years ago but now has the sense of over commerciality and lacking in authenticity. But a least thius is a place of " peace" between neighbours!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think the Jordanians do well to keep the site aligned to the Christian milieu, feels really humble and authentic. It's quite a walk. Take a buggy if you have small kids.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was part of a tour group that visited this site in early September. It was a very hot day! We had to walk about 30 minutes from the parking lot to the Baptism Site. Part of the way was under a covered walkway. A...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A must-see for anyone interested in religious history, regardless of religious affiliation. You can take a taxi or Uber/Careem to the site, but public transport isn't available for return back. So taking a tour or hiring a private driver is recommended if you don't want...More

Thank Raamis
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

To be as historically close to the spot and location of this historical event is priceless. Even though the river has moved and is but a trickle of its past, It is amazing. I found people of all faiths from around the world touring this...More

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21 August 2018|
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Response from lifmap | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot where you can leave your car. From there, after you buy your entrance ticket, a bus will take you close to the border. From the bus station, a park guide (you don't have to pay him extra, but you can... More
3 March 2018|
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Response from JanSmithSchneider | Reviewed this property |
Hei Alex, ??? we were there some months ago and didnt book anything... we just drove there with a car. when we arrived there is a parking lot. From there, everybody have to take a organised tour for 15JD or something, they... More
18 January 2018|
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Response from Nabil M | Reviewed this property |
‫Yes it is available at gift shop and inside baptism church.‬
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