Baptism Site

The Baptism Site “Bethany beyond the Jordan” is situated a few hundred meters from the Jordan River. Excavations have uncovered 1st century AD settlement with plastered pools and water systems that were used almost certainly for baptism, a 5th – 6th century AD late Byzantine settlement with churches, a monastery and other structures probably catering to religious pilgrims. Excavations are still underway and new discoveries are being made in that area almost daily.

Baptism Site

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