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Reviewed 11 August 2018

If you are a Christian you feel very strange to vsit the same place when Jesus was babtized thousand years ago and you feel a spiritual vibe in the air. Also interesting to see the Jordan river being natural border of two countries. If you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Interesting place expecially for Christians. Otherwise not very special or interesting for atheists. Place is absolutely free of charge. There is only one medium-price gift shop and free toilets and showers (after babtism in the Jordan river).

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Martin D
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We travelled with Bein Harim tours and our guide was Sam / Shmil . He was a fantastic man, approachable, knowledgeable and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble, the whole tour was amazing from beginning to end . We think it’s the best tour we’ve...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank carriebradshaw72018
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Nice place to visit, more cheaper then on the oder side of the river, in Israel. Important place for christian and the guides on the site are full of stories.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The minute we set foot at this beautiful historical/religious place I felt serenity in my heart, although I am not a religious person but the fact that Jesus Christ was baptist here made the place very special ,,, the guide seems to know a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank racsoyam
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Enjoyed the trip; learned a lot and a good experience. Customer service was excellent and they took care of personal needs during the travel.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

What an experience for us to be baptised on the Joran River. It was spiritual moment with our Lord. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the encounter.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This stop is normally combined with other destinations, as it was in our case. We stopped briefly. Upon arrival, various groups were using the river entries for baptisms/rebaptisms. The site occupies a rather small part of the "river"....more the size of a creek at this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank carpe_itineris
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you are religious or a history buff, this is a good stop. A quick drive from the Dead Sea hotels, they run tours on the hour lasting 1.5 hours. Bestsellers to buy the Jordan wander pass online and the baptism site at a small...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This baptismal site is well set up. The entrance to the river has a wide deck and stairs to enter. There are also men and women's changing rooms with a shower and a small gift shop. The day we visited was quite hot and there...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Alejandria A
17 February 2019|
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Response from Raamis | Reviewed this property |
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
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sarahmcole
12 February 2019|
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Response from Toni3452 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can do it. This site is located 1h drive from Amman city and you only need 1 hour more or less to visit it unless you want to have a bath there
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Kimberlee C
11 November 2018|
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Response from Dragan S | Reviewed this property |
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
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