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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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We visited the site where Jesus was baptized on the Jordan River on Epiphany Day. There were tens of thousands of Christians who came from all over the world to take part in the ceremony. The atmosphere was happy, and there was lots of singing...More
Right down the road from Jericho on the Jordan River is the site where Jesus was baptized. Today it is just a small muddy creek. There is a wooden deck with handrails down to an underwater platform. Our pilgrimage group renewed our baptismal vows.
We went here and I have to say it was the worst trip we did in Jordan. We got there and paid for the guide, you can’t walk there or go in without a guide. The number of people meant there were 2 mini buses...More
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