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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.

Sites & Attractions

Inner tubing and kayaking routes on the Jordan River, intended for both adults and chil...
Mishkenot She’ananim When this complex was built in 1860 as the first Jewish neighborh...
Mitzpe Gvulot, the first lookout point in the Negev, is built entirely of mud bricks. T...
The hut where Paula and David Ben Gurion, Israel's first prime minister, lived on Kibbu...
Nahla’ot Constructed in the late 19th and early 20th century, Nahla’ot’s 32 neighborho...
The Siloan Tunnel The Siloan Tunnel is a highlight of the visit to the City of David ...

Accommodations

​Q Hotel at Poleg Beach is a brand new hotel on a green stretch of coast, offering gues...
Rooms and suites face the Dead Sea. The hotel's spa includes Dead Sea water pools, dry ...
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Christian Sites