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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 2005 and it produces approximately 6000 – 7000 bottles an...
Museum housed in the original Technion building in Haifa featuring over 400 hands-on ex...
The winery was established in 1990 and it produces up to 10,000 bottles annually. The g...
Museum presenting the history of shipping in the Mediterranean basin, Red Sea and Nile ...
A regional museum for nature, Israeli geography and archaeology. A range of exhibitions...
The winery was established in 2001 and it produces approximately 6000 bottles
 

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Nof Canaan guest house has spacious self-catered studios and apartments with panoramic ...
The Bennatan family offers you an apartment in its beautiful villa in Zichron Yakov Isr...
Christian Sites