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SITE OF JESUS' BAPTISM NOW OPEN DAILY TO VISITORS AND PILGRIMS

After much investment in infrastructure to improve the spiritual experience and physical comfort of tourists and pilgrims, the Qasr el Yahud baptism site on the River Jordan, known as the place of Jesus' baptism, is now open daily to the public. Recognized since the 4th century as the site of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist, Qasr el Yahud is considered the third most important site for Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land (after the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem and the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem). Israel's Ministry of Tourism, among others, has invested about $2.3 million in renovating and upgrading the site. Wooden ramps into the Jordan River now allow pilgrims easy and comfortable access to the waters for baptism; shaded areas have been erected for prayer sessions; and bathroom, shower and parking facilities have been upgraded. The site is also wheelchair-accessible.

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Testimonials from our Travelers

Hello Kobi,

I wanted to thank you again for the great job you did as a our guide and for your friendship. Everyone here was truly blessed by you. We are already talking about our trip next year and you are the man for the job. Thanks for taking such good care of us and giving us the best trip possible . My church will never be the same because of what these people got for there trip to the Holy Land.

You get to Ohio you have got to come see us. We are not far from Sara.

Thanks again we are praying for you and Jerusalem......shalom

P. Bill