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Qasr el Yahud

Located near Jericho and the Dead Sea on the Jordan River, Qasr Al Yahud is the traditional spot where the New Testament narrative of the baptism of Jesus took place. Here you will find facilities that are friendly to many visitors for a baptism experience. It includes inviting marble steps that descend into the Jordan River and ruins of Byzantine and Crusader churches that also hosted pilgrims wanting this same experience throughout history.​

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"Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him." Matthew 3:13

 

Located near Jericho and the Dead Sea on the Jordan River, Qasr Al Yahud is the traditional spot where the New Testament narrative of the baptism of Jesus took place. Here you will find facilities that are friendly to many visitors for a baptism experience. It includes inviting marble steps that descend into the Jordan River and ruins of Byzantine and Crusader churches that also hosted pilgrims wanting this same experience throughout history.

 

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