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Feeling so blessed we went to visit this biblical site and got baptized in the river Jordan on a beautiful sunny January day. Very special experience and meeting people from all over the world. Such a special place to see and experience. Little walking is...More
The following review is based on firsthand experience visiting this site on Jan 14, 2019.
If you plan on visiting on your own you need to know that this site is located on a military installation and visiting unattended is not permitted. After parking your...More
There will be a shuttle from the ticket booth to the riverside and a guide will accompany the guests. The guide assigned to our group was very knowledgeable of the history of the place. If you are a Christian, this is truly a spiritual experience.
We are not very religious people but this tour was fantastic and interesting.I loved the fact that a very knowledgable Muslim man was the guide on this tour and that it was historical facts that were what were talked about and religion was not rammed...More
We had a wonderful visit to this Holy Site that is also a cultural and archeological place.
I highly recommend visiting. We did not take the generic tour from the visitor's center. I had contacted the Bethany Across the Jordan Lutheran Church, ELCJHL - it...More
I had already been baptized, so I didn't get baptized here (besides, it was VERY COLD!) But several members of our group did so. It was a lovely experience.
WORD TO THE WISE: The site sells baptismal gowns for $8 each. They are THIN and...More
Jordan River, natural border between Israel and Jordan. You can't go there by your car but you have to go to visitor center first. The tour we got from visitor center was fabulous. It is all included in Jordan Pass. The guide was pleasant and...More
Want to see what the place where Jesus was likely baptized? It’s a low key place not packed with tourists like across the river.
Depending on which Jordan pass you purchase, you might be able to get in free here. The tour guides are knowledgeable,...More
Hi there, you can't go down, only from viewing platform and you can not separate from the group and local guide as you are right on border between Jordan and Israel.Jordanian soldiers are there all the time. However you will... More
Hi there, you can't go down, only from viewing platform and you can not separate from the group and local guide as you are right on border between Jordan and Israel.Jordanian soldiers are there all the time. However you will be given like 10 minutes if you want to like " baptize " yourself in Jordan river? That's about 5 min walk from original site.