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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

 
The winery was established in 1998 and it produces around 100,000 bottles annually. The...
According to one Druze tradition, Nebi (prophet) Yaf’ouri, was a mystic whose high mora...
The tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, traditional author of the kabalistic work, the Zoh...
The Hamat Tiberias synagogue was built between 286 and 337 CE, when the Sanhedrin was h...
The winery was established in 1999 and it produces around 50,000 bottles annually. The ...
Picturesque Franciscan monastery located on a cliff overlooking Nakhal Sorek and the Ei...
 

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The hotel faces the marina and offers a variety of rooms of various standards, some wit...
Old family hotel overlooking Lake Kineret, the Golan Heights and Mt. Hermon. Guests hav...
Hotel offers rooms with double beds and additional bed for children. Large families can...
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