World Heritage-listed and a destination for many Christian pilgrims, Jordan River Baptismal Site represents the purported spot where John baptized Jesus. Where the river flows out of the Sea of Galilee, devotees perform baptism rituals on the curved, stone-studded concrete terrace sloping into the river. You can dip into the legendary green waters amidst reed and palm trees, with or without the assistance of a pastor. The site welcomes all denominations and the baptismal area is wheelchair accessible. Join one of the frequent bible studies readings in the small concrete amphitheaters underneath ancient olive and eucalyptus trees. You can explore excavations of a small Byzantine chapel nearby, or stop in the small church for prayers. Using our world travel planner, Sweimah attractions like Jordan River Baptismal Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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consiglio questo giro a Bethany; il percorso è lungo, si cammina su un percorso che costeggia il fiume Giordano; arrivati al sito battesimale, c'è chi si immerge nelle acque. in quel punto si è propri... more »I recommend this tour to Bethany; the path is long, you walk on a path that runs along the Jordan River; arrived at the baptism site, there are those who are immersed in water. at that point you are right on the border with the State of Israel, and even on that side there are those who are immersed. Very impressive. The shop is very expensive. Recommend you buy the ticket with the Jordan Pass (off).
Bethany Beyond the Jordan is a recently discovered site with the ruins of ancient churches and prayer halls. One small pool is believed to be the site where John the Baptist baptized Jesus. There is a... more »
Hmmmm.... Zawsze słyszało się Jordan, Jordan... Stąd moje pojęcie, że to jakaś olbrzymia rzeka, a olbrzymie to ona ma tylko znaczenie, po pierwsze historyczno-religijne: jest uznawana za miejsce chrzt... more »Hmmmm. ... Always heard to Jordan, Jordan ... Hence my idea that a large river, and giant she only has the importance, first historical-religious: it is considered the place of baptism of Christ, and, secondly, the politico-administrative: is the limit Palestinian-shellings and gunfire, though it The Israelis guarding this passage. Really it is a thin, muddy and overgrown zielichem watercourse. Get directions to this place was rozminowany (the entire Bank Israelis zaminowali after the 1967 six-day war), built a parking lot and the buildings we'll call them pilgrimage, important, that was the toilet;] Riverfront is built multi-level wooden bridge, through which participants coming trips can renew your baptism not wading after pas in the mud. Center River runs, what clearly inform the kilkujęzyczne arrays (see photo). Interesting fact is that Catholics baptize similarly gently poured over the head with water. Just when my presence Polish priest to baptize the participants of their pilgrimage. While Orthodox in gorgeous przebieralniach naked, overlap white "rubaszki" (cloth), and then taplają in the murky, muddy water repeatedly to saying goodbye. The more utytła, the better, because the shirt you need then in Jerusalem put on stone, on which the corpse of Christ, and the relic/sanctity of done. Then a t-shirt you have to dry and overlap in the course of the disease, or give the sick. The more mud on it, including the supposedly better works. On the health of my best work young young ladies that came out of the bath in wet transparent shirt. Some are real wet t-shirt contest. After the Jordanian side of the Jordan is the Orthodox Church, construction of which supposedly Earth personally handed over to the King of Jordan Was
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