The Baptism Site/ Bethany beyond the Jordan/ Al-Maghtas

Home to several biblical cities including Sodom, Gomorrah, and Zoar, the archaeological discoveries between the Jordan River and Tal al-Kharrar have identified this area as Biblical “Bethany Beyond the Jordan.” The area is where John was living when he baptized Jesus. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Baptism Site commission welcomes pilgrims from all around the world seeking spiritual connection to biblical times, a glimpse of history or a chance to be baptized where Jesus was so many years ago.

If that’s not enough biblical history for one area, the cave where Lot and his daughters took refuge after the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah is located just outside an area called Safi (Biblical Zoar).

This site is one of Jordan’s UNESCO world heritage sites, for more information click here

Virtual Tour

5 Star Hotels

Name Name in Arabic Phone/Fax Website
Crowne Plaza - Dead Sea كراون بلازا - البحر الميت 053494000 / 053494004

Hilton Dead Sea Resort فندق ومنتجع هيلتون البحر الميت 053493000 / 05506310

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea منتجع هوليدي ان البحر الميت 053495555 / 053560056

Jordan Valley Marriott Resort and SPA فندق ماريوت البحر الميت 053560400 / 053560444

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea فندق كمبنسكي عشتار البحر الميت 053568888 / 053568800

Lagoon Hotel Resort فندق ومنتجع البحيرة 05007500 / 05007529

Movenpick Resort & SPA Dead Sea فندق ومنتجع موفنبيك البحر الميت 053561111 / 053561131

4 Star Hotels

Name Name in Arabic Phone/Fax Website

Dead Sea Spa Hotel

فندق البحر الميت العلاجي

053561000 / 053561012

Grand East Hotel

فندق جراند ايست

05005500 / 05005505

Ramada Resort Dead Sea

منتجع رمادا البحر الميت

053495000 / 053495001


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