Pilgrimages Tours

Jordan's holy places are the ideal places for spiritual comfort, meditation and worship - for the three great religions of the world : Christian and Islam and Judaism.



- The Baptism Site of Jesus Christ : The third most holy site for Christians in the World, after the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Church of the Nativity, is the site of the baptism of Jesus Christ, known in Arabic as Al-Maghtas; The holiness of this site for Christians inspired the Byzantines to build a monastery in the 5th and 6th centuries AD. This complex contained several churches, barracks for the monks, a caravenserai for pilgrims and an impressive water system. Al-Maghtas was part of the pilgrim trail that included Mt. Nebo and Jerusalem.

- Bethany : recorded in the New Testament as the home of the siblings Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, as well as that of Simon the Leper. Jesus is reported to have lodged there after his entry into Jerusalem, and it could be from Bethany that he parted from his disciples at the Ascension.
Bethany has traditionally been identified with the present-day West Bank city of al-Eizariya ("place of Lazarus"), site of the reputed Tomb of Lazarus, located about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the east of Jerusalem on the south-eastern slope of the Mount of Olives. The oldest house in present-day al-Eizariya, a 2,000-year-old dwelling reputed to have been (or which at least serves as a reminder of) the House of Martha and Mary, is also a popular pilgrimage site.

- Madaba : during the Byzantine era, the city became a bishopric and the mosaics, for which it became famous, were laid. Today, the city is still famous for mosaics, both historical and for its mosaic school, the only one of its kind in the Middle East.



- The King Abdullah I Mosque : a very beautiful edifice from Amman it is The King Abdullah I Mosque (built between 1982 and 1989 | tourists are allowed to visit) which it is capped by a magnificent blue mosaic dome, beneath which 3,000 Muslims may offer prayer.



- Mount Nebo : is an elevated ridge in Jordan, approximately 710 metres above sea level, mentioned in the Hebrew Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land. The view from the summit provides a panorama of the Holy Land and, to the north, a more limited one of the valley of the River Jordan. The West Bank city of Jericho is usually visible from the summit, as is Jerusalem on a very clear day.

- Mount Hor : Mount Hor in Edom (Mount Harun) is the name given in the Old Testament to the mountain borders the land of Edom in the area south of the Dead Sea - significant to the Jews as Aaron the high priest, brother of Moses, died there.

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