Pilgrimage to Holy Sites Cultural Heritage and Religious Tourism from Jesus Baptism Site-Jordan River to Ain Saleem
Mohammed Waheeb, Abdull Aziz Mahmoud, Dima Krishnan

Important events regarding the early beginnings of Christianity took place in the holy land near Jordan River, where most of people believe that Jesus was baptized in the traditional baptizing site. However, the early Christian pilgrims, who followed the traditions and reached significant sites such as Aenon or Ain near Saleem during their pilgrimage and documentation missions, presented us with detailed explanations regarding the religious sites related to the baptism of Jesus. These explanations coincide with the results of the recent archaeological excavations and with the holy verses as well.

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