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Yardenit

Kibbutz Kinneret | Jordan Valley, Kinneret 1511800, Israel
+972 4-675-9111
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Yardenit, the Baptismal site on the Jordan River, welcomes pilgrims and tourists from all over the world, to experience the beauty of Baptism or Re-Dedication in the pristine waters of the Jordan River. Entrance to the site is free. Yardenit offers separate Baptismal pools along the river, enabling pilgrims to comfortably conduct private worship ceremonies of Baptism or Re-dedication, in accordance with their particular beliefs and tradition.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“jordan river” (82 reviews)
“baptismal site” (30 reviews)
“sea of galilee” (19 reviews)
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Kibbutz Kinneret | Jordan Valley, Kinneret 1511800, Israel
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+972 4-675-9111
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"sea of galilee"
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"gift shop"
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"dead sea"
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"tour group"
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"your feet"
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"spiritual place"
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"nice experience"
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"the main reason"
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"nice place to visit"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"bring home"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed Yardenit very much, but the Baptist site was for us too overwhelming. Amazing that they do this, but the site does not resemble the Baptist site of Jesus at all. We advise to park your car at the centre and walk, to the...More

Thank Nienke M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on a day tour around Galilee. Its a well equipped and well organised site if you want to be baptised or watch others. Gowns to wear in the water can be bought or hired, towels provided along with a certificate for you to...More

Thank LucyP20018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the headwaters of the Jordan River where Christians come to renew their faith with a traditional baptism. SUCH A MOVING experience. The cost for us to rent a baptismal robe, use showers, have a towel, and get a certificate was only $10.00, everything was organized.

Thank MaltaBound
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were both re-baptized here in the Jordan River. It was a wonderful experience to be baptized in the Jordan River as Jesus was. They make it easy. You either rent or buy white robes which also get you a towel, into...More

Thank CRMays
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

We got Baptised while visiting the Baptimisal Site on the Jordan River and it was an inspirational experience. We were lucky to have an American Pastor available to do both my husband and myself together. it cost US$10 to rent the robe and towel -...More

Thank Zelja J
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

We were here at the Jordan river where Baptismal is taken place. It is been kept neat and clean and there is a good souvenir shop.

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

One stop shopping. They have robes, towel, staff and all you need for a baptismal in the Jordan River. A very clean operation. Quite inspiring if you partake. Good sermon with the baptism (but that is probably pending on who does the service). You can...More

Thank Storyteller-N03
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Yardenit is a part of the Jordan River which is the site of baptism in the Christian tradition. Yardenit is located in the Kinneret area near the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias). There are also several Bible quotations about the baptism of Jesus in various...More

Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Being able to visit the Jordan River was something we have always wanted to do due to its connection with the Bible. We visited this location and although we did not get Baptized again, we did sit on the steps and dangle our feet in...More

Thank TravelnurseUSA
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Good site for Baptism but there are no private changing rooms. Bathroom wasn't clean. Good location to The Sea of Galilee.

Thank Antony S
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ryan730
7 June 2018|
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Response from Siulaia | Reviewed this property |
Yes... just step in and have water poured over your hands or head. This is what we did in January.
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Cynthia S
29 November 2017|
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Response from PRYardenit | Property representative |
Dear Cynthia, thank you so much for your interest in our site. As people mentioned here many tours that go to the Sea of Galilee are stopping here.. For a fact I think all of them stop here. Now there are groups here that... More
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fltam
8 May 2017|
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Response from PRYardenit | Property representative |
Hey fitam, We do not have lockers in the showers. Our guests take their bags with them to the River which is only 25 meters away.
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