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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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  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
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“jordan river” (72 reviews)
“baptism site” (12 reviews)
“sea of galilee” (18 reviews)
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Kibbutz Kinneret | Jordan Valley, Kinneret 1511800, Israel
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"jordan river"
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"baptism site"
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"sea of galilee"
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"gift shop"
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"tour group"
in 7 reviews
"your feet"
in 6 reviews
"catfish"
in 8 reviews
"spiritual place"
in 4 reviews
"dead sea"
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"nice experience"
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"the main reason"
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"great place to be"
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"taking photos"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"galilee region"
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"jesus christ"
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"must visit place"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a Christian and I have been baptized as a child but I am very exaited to be baptized back in jordan river, it looks like other rivers, there are ducks swimming and there are small fish, but this river make me feel reborn...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many church groups use this for mass baptisms and renewal of baptismal promises. A little too much money changing hands for my taste, but everyone I went there with really found it life changing.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A number of people in our party wanted to be baptised in the River Jordan, so although not originally part of our itinery it became one. Watching, I wasn't terribly impressed with the state of the water and the ankle nibbling fish (glad I was...More

Thank Hilary C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest I am lost for words and what to say about this place. Consumerism at its worst. The water looks filthy with enormous catfish swimming around. Lots of people in cheap throwaway baptismal robes. To me it was nothing to do with religion...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is probably one of the "Must Stop" for the baptism branch of Christians. For all others it's a nice to have. During the hot summer time, it's definitely a good access to the Jordan river (all other spots requires too much effort) for...More

Thank YoavHi66
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

...as the real baptism place is in Jordan, roughly 100 km from here down on the Jordan river. But the place is nice and very well organized, and people are really happy with the baptism ceremony. The river itself is somehow impressive, even not big...More

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I have been in church my whole life and read about Christ's baptism. To see the Jordan River and imagine first hand what it could have been like made this an emotional stop on our tour for me. What made it special were a group...More

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Entrance to the place is free, one must come modestly Even for a Jew, getting to the place is very interesting and special Table rituals can be viewed

Thank Dikla D
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Considering we visited in November this place was still very busy, with lots of families and tour groups clamouring for a baptismal ceremony at this official site. However the River Jordan was not as fast flowing as it should have been, and the whole site...More

Thank MicktheMackem
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Multiple locations for baptismal services, able to handle large groups. Reservations for large groups are a wise thing.

Thank RickyLee
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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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Erica J
31 May 2016|
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Response from PRYardenit | Property representative |
‫Hey, you can always contact Yardenit and get a list of local Pastors that can help. Sincerely, Shahar A.‬
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