History & Information

Reasons to Visit

  1. The Baptism Site has been authenticated by all major Christian Church leaders  as one of the three holiest sites of Christianity, along with Bethlehem and Jerusalem. It is the place where Jesus was baptized by John.
  2. John the Baptist lived here for about 20 years. He resided in a cave on Elijah’s Hill.
  3. The site and the surrounding area has been a place where many Prophets have passed through.
  4. The Baptism Site was a Pilgrimage Station on the early Pilgrimage Trail.
  5. It is an historical site; persevered just as it was over 2,000 years go.
  6. It is a Nature reserve with much flora and fanua.