Biblical and Sacred Sites in Jordan
Baptism Site the place where John the Baptist lived and baptized Jesus.
|Baptism Site Terrace|
|Greek Orthodox Church of St John the Baptist|
Dead Sea popularly know as the lowest place on earth, due to high salinity our body is more buoyant making it easy to float. According to Biblical tradition this was the site of the infamous cities Sodom and Gomorrah.
|Salt Formation at the Dead Sea|
Madaba St. George Church famous for its Byzantine and Umayyad Mosaics, on the floor of the church you’ll see the 6th century mosaic map of Palestine.
|St. George Church in Madaba|
Mukawir is a fortress set on a high hill near the Dead Sea. This is where the beheading of John the Baptist took place after Salome's fateful dance.
Mount Nebo the place where Moses overlook the Promised Land and his burial place.
|Mt Nebo View Point|
|Pillar of Lots Wife|
Shrine of the Beheading of St. John Baptist is an early 20th century Roman Catholic Church belonging to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem.