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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.
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“jordan river” (77 reviews)
“baptismal site” (29 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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"jordan river"
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"sea of galilee"
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"dead sea"
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"nice experience"
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"the main reason"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

30th March 2018 Tranquil site but some difficulty in locating. Entry free but you pay if you wish to be baptised I believe. Varied and well stocked gift shop. It is stated on the website and we were informed by staff on arrival that closing...More

Thank Joy J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the site that has been established for groups and individuals seeking to perform baptisms on trips to the Holy Land. As such, it is a beautiful site with ample accommodations for both baptisms and sightseeing. The baptismal arrangements are spacious and easily accessed...More

Thank J G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yardenit (Hebrew: ירדנית) Baptismal Site located along the beginning Jordan River, at the southern end of Sea of Galilee (a vast freshwater lake), in northern Israel. Jordan River then flows south to Dead Sea. Kibbutz Kvutzat Kinneret owns and manages the site. According to Matthew...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must to visit, very peaceful and tranquil area even with a busy stream of tourists getting baptised in the Jordan as Jesus did. The water was not cold in March. If you wish to be baptised towels and see through gowns provided,...More

Thank anniestravelreviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Christian, I found this amazing place to visit. This is a small area of the Jordan River where you can wade in if you are so inclined. There are steps and handrails that lead into the water. (Be careful, though, it is a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just to see the Jordan River was an experience. But to witness group baptisms was even more than that. Very surreal to think how many times this has happened, and also remembering from history how it was first recorded.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Although we went almost a year ago, I felt prompted to add my review because my experience was different than many I'm reading. Maybe some of the issues have been addressed in the meantime. Yes, the place was full of people. I hesitate to call...More

2  Thank LAS L
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I am a Christian and I have been baptized as a child but I am very exaited to be baptized back in jordan river, it looks like other rivers, there are ducks swimming and there are small fish, but this river make me feel reborn...More

Thank Julietta T
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Many church groups use this for mass baptisms and renewal of baptismal promises. A little too much money changing hands for my taste, but everyone I went there with really found it life changing.

Thank Siulaia
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

A number of people in our party wanted to be baptised in the River Jordan, so although not originally part of our itinery it became one. Watching, I wasn't terribly impressed with the state of the water and the ankle nibbling fish (glad I was...More

1  Thank Hilary C
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Cynthia S
28 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
7 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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Erica J
31 May 2016|
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Response from PRYardenit | Property representative |
‫Hey, you can always contact Yardenit and get a list of local Pastors that can help. Sincerely, Shahar A.‬
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