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Al Maghtis Destination Guide

Explore Al Maghtis in Palestinian Territory.

Al Maghtis in the region of West Bank is a place in Palestinian Territory - some 320 mi (or 515 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Al Maghtis in Palestinian Territory

Current time in Al Maghtis is now 06:19 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Hebron" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Latakia, Yarqa, Tall ar Ramah or Ayn ad Duyuk at Tahta. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Suwaymah, Shunat Nimrin, Qalya, Nahal Kalya, Makhfar Kaliyah and Dayr Hajlah. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

31°C / 88 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 89 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1000.9 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 22nd of May 2018
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 31°C (88 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Wednesday, 23rd of May 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 31°C (88 °F)
Night: 16°C (60 °F)
Thursday, 24th of May 2018
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 31°C (87 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)


The place where Jesus was baptized - Qas...

03:45 min ( March 31, 2011 by Zahi Shaked)
Views: 1,206 - Rating: 5/5

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera tel For those following in the footsteps of Jesus, you can now get baptized at the official Jesus baptism site, Qasr al-Y...

Tourism in Jericho West Bank Palestine...

03:46 min ( April 30, 2011 by parkimedes)
Views: 2,867 - Rating: 5/5

See the video on a map here for the exact location, This was mid-January 2011. We summarize our experience at the border crossing (King Hussein/Allenby), meet the our taxi driver, visit A...

Jesus' Baptism Site - Jordan River - Epi...

05:04 min ( January 23, 2011 by herbertyou)
Views: 4,153 - Rating: 3.28571/5

Eastern Church Epiphany Celebration on the banks of the Jordan River. Eastern Christianity's traditional site where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Visit to archeological pilgrim sites on the ...

Niezwykly Swiat - Jordania - Gora Nebo

01:51 min ( December 02, 2010 by videoirek)
Views: 1,189 - Rating: 0/5

Góra z której Mojżesz zobaczył Ziemię Obiecaną i prawdopodobne miejsce ukrycia Arki Przymierza

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Interesting facts about this location


Ænon is a Greek word coming from a Hebrew term "ay-yin". It means "spring" or "natural fountain", and was a place near Salem where John the Baptist baptized. Its probable location was near the upper source of the Wadi Far'ah, an open valley extending from Mount Ebal to the Jordan River which is full of springs. There is a now place called Ainun four miles north of the springs. It is found only once in the Bible, and in reference to baptism.

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Located at 31.84, 35.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Jordan, Baptism, New Testament places


This entry incorporates text from the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia with some modernisation. Bethabara, in modern-day Jordan: According to the King James Version (following Textus Receptus of the New Testament the place where John the Baptist baptized those who came to him . The Revised Version reads "Bethany. " It is distinguished from the Bethany of Lazarus and his sisters as being beyond the Jordan. The reading Bethabara became current owing to the advocacy of both Origen.

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Located at 31.84, 35.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Jordan, Hebrew Bible places, History of Jordan, New Testament Aramaic words and phrases, New Testament places

Allenby Bridge

The Allenby Bridge, also known as the King Hussein Bridge, is a bridge that crosses the Jordan River, and connects the West Bank with Jordan. Other than through the West Bank, the bridge is currently the sole designated exit/entry point for Palestinians residing in the West Bank traveling in and out of the West Bank.

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Located at 31.84, 35.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Bridges completed in 1968, Bridges in Jordan, Bridges over the Jordan River, Jordan–West Bank border crossings


Almog is an Israeli settlement and a kibbutz near the northwestern shores of the Dead Sea in the Jordan Rift Valley in the West Bank. It is under the jurisdiction of the Megilot Regional Council. In 2008, there were 23 families living in Almog. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.

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Located at 31.84, 35.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Kibbutz Movement, Kibbutzim, Nahal settlements, Non-religious Israeli settlements, Populated places established in 1977

Hisham's Palace

Hisham's Palace is an important early Islamic archaeological site five km north of the town of Jericho in the West Bank. It consists of three main parts: a palace, an ornate bath complex, and an agricultural estate. Also associated with the site is a large park or agricultural enclosure (hayr) which extends east of the palace. An elaborate irrigation system provided the complex with water from nearby springs.

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Located at 31.84, 35.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:History of Islam, History of the Middle East, Umayyad palaces

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