Historical Sites

June 15, 2011

The place where Jesus was baptized

As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God […]
June 15, 2011

Site of Saint Mary the Egyptian

One of The most famous legends regarding the area of ‘Wadi al-Kharrar’ is about the life of Saint Mary the Egyptian, who chose to live a […]
June 15, 2011

Cave Cells

Two caves (cells) were discovered dug into the upper layers of the cliffs on the eastern side of the Jordan River. These types of caves are […]
June 15, 2011

John the Baptist Spring

Travelers and historians described this spring as flowing from a point near Tell Mar Elias and reaching the area near John the Baptist’s Church. Pilgrims said […]