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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Regardless if you are Christian or not it’s a great place to visit! To actually stand in some of the same water were
Christ was baptized was pretty amazing! It cost 12 jod to get in if you are not Jordanian. A shuttle bus takes...More
Not sure about the Israel side. From Jordan side, no bus. You can take a taxi to the site, but you will have to ask your taxi to wait for you. Due to tight security around the area, you don't see many taxis to hail there. I... More
Not sure about the Israel side. From Jordan side, no bus. You can take a taxi to the site, but you will have to ask your taxi to wait for you. Due to tight security around the area, you don't see many taxis to hail there. I hired a driver (recommended by my hotel) who charged me a flat rate to drive me to the baptism site and back to the hotel.
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.