On the opposite site of Jericho, at the junction of wadi al kharrar and the Jordan river, some very old church were recently discovered commemorating the place of the baptism of Christ, the archeologists also revealed, to approximately 1 km upstream , the vestiges of whole religions complex including churches , cisterns and baptism font built by the first Christian pilgrims at the supposed site of the “Bethany beyond Jordan” where st joun the baptism preached , a descent to these placed of pilgrimage will mark your stay in Jordan by a memorable visit .