Baptismal site of Jesus. The Jordan River is some distance away having shrunk some 60 metres over the last 2000 years. There is an historic church ruins which suggests early churches thought the site was where it is.
About Qasr al-Yahud Baptismal Site
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Located near Jericho and the dead sea on the Jordan river, Qasr al Yahud is a baptism site for Christian pilgrims. You will find facilities that are friendly to many visitors for baptism experience.
the site is now open, after many years it wasnt. the Israeli parks and gardens authority built the place up beatifully. there are changing rooms and showers for everyone that wants to change and go into the jordan river. almost all of the time there...More
The real Baptism site is at the opposite side, where you can see the real historical remains, pray in real churches and have a real baptism.
One of the most moving moments of my month-long trip to the Holy Land was helping our group to remember our baptisms in the waters of the Jordan River. Please note that the water is not so clean but there are places to wash off...More
Nice tourist friendly but not touristy complex built on River Jordan in the spot traditionally thought to be the site where John the Baptist baptized Jesus Christ. Just being there is for most people from Western culture something incredible. You have to cross the boarder...More
Thought to be the site that the Children of Israel crossed the Jordan. Has significance for Christians and Jews and I'm sure other religions. The river is about 20 feet wide and is the border between Israel and Jordan Soldiers are on both sides but...More
This is where Jesus was Baptised. Also across the river was the country Jordan. Both Israel and Jordan had two guards guarding this crossing which seemed very peaceful. A lot of people were getting Baptised when we were there. The guards were friendly and happily...More