Baptism Site “Eshria’a” (Al-Maghtas)

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Baptism Site “Eshria’a” (Al-Maghtas) is part of the Tentative list of Palestine in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Baptism Site “Eshria’a” is a pilgrimage site where, according to Christian tradition, Jesus Christ was baptized by John the Baptist. The site is located on the western bank of the Jordan River opposite to the already inscribed WHS "Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan" (Jordan).

Map of Baptism Site “Eshria’a” (Al-Maghtas)

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Baptism Site “Eshria’a” (Al-Maghtas)
Country
Palestine
Added
2015
Type
Cultural
Link
By ID
2015 Added to Tentative List

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Baptism Site “Eshria’a” (Al-Maghtas) (T)
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