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Jordan River | Bethany, f, Jordan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The site and its history are undoubtedly interesting, but as a touristic experience it leaves a lot to be desired. We were planning to stop here for an hour on the way through. This would be enough time to see the main sights, but because...More

Thank pw1232015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting enough, if you happen to be nearby. Entrance is JD12 for foreigners, for a (dis)organized tour, which leaves every 30-60 minutes if there are enough people. JD20 extra if you want a golf cart to drive you around. There are a number of churches,...More

Thank TravelTaavi
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 'must see' for those touring Jordan's religious sites! At the site's parking lot, the wait for the bus, which takes tour groups to the Baptismal Site, was about 30 minutes or so. The tour of the Baptismal Site, the River Jordan and...More

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance fee is 10jd for Jordanian and 15 for foreigners. It gives you the entrance, a ride by bus to the site and a guide that speaks reasonable English. Once you get there you have to walk for about 30-40 minutes in about 35-40...More

Thank Husam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The baptismal site, where tradition says Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist, lies on the eastern bank of the Jordan River. The site is disputed between Jordan and Israel, which has traditionally had it's own baptismal site for many years. Known as the Maghtas,...More

Thank Jamal-John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the current Jordan River is far from the place where Jesus got baptized, the place is still kept as it was years before.

Thank metros2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took ticket along with Jordan Pass. From Parking Bus took us to Site. There was guide who took us all location and explained the details. We saw the place with historic significance, church ruins, river side.

Thank Shree K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visit to the (supposed) baptismal site of Jesus was well organised, albeit quite touristic. The guide spoke English well and we got to stop for a while by the Jordan river. I think the tour took about an hour, or a bit more. You...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Firstly, I am not religious, but some of my friends are (ones a priest) and I went there to get some souvenirs for them. I was very impressed. There is a good gift shop at the start, bus with good aircon to take you to...More

2  Thank chris w
Reviewed 11 August 2018

If you are a Christian you feel very strange to vsit the same place when Jesus was babtized thousand years ago and you feel a spiritual vibe in the air. Also interesting to see the Jordan river being natural border of two countries. If you...More

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ToBizon
21 August 2018|
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Response from lifmap a | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot where you can leave your car. From there, after you buy your entrance ticket, a bus will take you close to the border. From the bus station, a park guide (you don't have to pay him extra, but you can... More
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alex29866
4 March 2018|
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Response from JanSmithSchneider | Reviewed this property |
Hei Alex, ??? we were there some months ago and didnt book anything... we just drove there with a car. when we arrived there is a parking lot. From there, everybody have to take a organised tour for 15JD or something, they... More
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CekMJ
18 January 2018|
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Response from Nabil M | Reviewed this property |
‫Yes it is available at gift shop and inside baptism church.‬
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