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Yardenit

Kibbutz Kinneret | Jordan Valley, Kinneret 1511800, Israel
+972 4-675-9111
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Yardenit, the Baptismal site on the Jordan River, welcomes pilgrims and tourists from all over the world, to experience the beauty of Baptism or Re-Dedication in the pristine waters of the Jordan River. Entrance to the site is free. Yardenit offers separate Baptismal pools along the river, enabling pilgrims to comfortably conduct private worship ceremonies of Baptism or Re-dedication, in accordance with their particular beliefs and tradition.
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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
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“the river” (56 reviews)
“sea of galilee” (20 reviews)
“baptismal site” (29 reviews)
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Kibbutz Kinneret | Jordan Valley, Kinneret 1511800, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yardenit is a part of the Jordan River which is the site of baptism in the Christian tradition. Yardenit is located in the Kinneret area near the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias). There are also several Bible quotations about the baptism of Jesus in various...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being able to visit the Jordan River was something we have always wanted to do due to its connection with the Bible. We visited this location and although we did not get Baptized again, we did sit on the steps and dangle our feet in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good site for Baptism but there are no private changing rooms. Bathroom wasn't clean. Good location to The Sea of Galilee.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crowds of tourist get baptized in the river, some of them just to get a selfie or a group pic in the river, others put on an entire show. And it is all about business for the shops on the site as they sell lots...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is have to stop and take some time lots to see and do . try to take a picture at the entry stairs to the river .

Thank mark w
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

30th March 2018 Tranquil site but some difficulty in locating. Entry free but you pay if you wish to be baptised I believe. Varied and well stocked gift shop. It is stated on the website and we were informed by staff on arrival that closing...More

Thank Joy J
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is the site that has been established for groups and individuals seeking to perform baptisms on trips to the Holy Land. As such, it is a beautiful site with ample accommodations for both baptisms and sightseeing. The baptismal arrangements are spacious and easily accessed...More

Thank J G
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Yardenit (Hebrew: ירדנית) Baptismal Site located along the beginning Jordan River, at the southern end of Sea of Galilee (a vast freshwater lake), in northern Israel. Jordan River then flows south to Dead Sea. Kibbutz Kvutzat Kinneret owns and manages the site. According to Matthew...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This is a must to visit, very peaceful and tranquil area even with a busy stream of tourists getting baptised in the Jordan as Jesus did. The water was not cold in March. If you wish to be baptised towels and see through gowns provided,...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

As a Christian, I found this amazing place to visit. This is a small area of the Jordan River where you can wade in if you are so inclined. There are steps and handrails that lead into the water. (Be careful, though, it is a...More

1  Thank Sharon M
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ryan730
7 June 2018|
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Response from TravelnurseUSA | Reviewed this property |
When we visited last week, we saw people doing a variety of things in the water. Some were wearing the required white robe and were being completely submerged. Others,like us, took our shoes off and walked a few steps into... More
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Cynthia S
29 November 2017|
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Response from PRYardenit | Property representative |
Dear Cynthia, thank you so much for your interest in our site. As people mentioned here many tours that go to the Sea of Galilee are stopping here.. For a fact I think all of them stop here. Now there are groups here that... More
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fltam
8 May 2017|
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Response from PRYardenit | Property representative |
Hey fitam, We do not have lockers in the showers. Our guests take their bags with them to the River which is only 25 meters away.
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