The area known as Wadi Kharrar has long been believed to be the biblical Bethany-beyond-the-Jordan, where John the Baptist lived and Jesus was baptized.
Quick Facts on Bethany-Beyond-The-Jordan
- Other names
The Baptism Site
- c. 27 CE (baptism of Jesus)
- Phone number
- +962 5 3590360
- Opening hours
- Winter: 8am-4pm (last entry 3pm)
Summer: 8am-6pm (last entry 5pm)
- 7 JD
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