The name of this place is "St. Lydia's Baptistry" but I couldn't find a way to fix the misspelling on Trip Adviser. This was one of the last stops on our 10-day St. Paul pilgrimage, an of all the places we went it was where I felt the closest connection to Paul. The beautiful modern baptistry is on a site that has a reasonable claim to being where Paul baptized Lydia, the first convert to Christianity in Europe. But my favorite spot is the outdoor chapel by the river where Lydia was baptized. seating has been build along the bank. A channel has been constructed where the water is calm enough for baptisms, and there is also a small island -- connected by a short bridge -- where our bishop celebrated Mass for us. The gift shop is wonderful, obviously run by devout people who weren't pressuring us for sales. This visit was a beautiful, spiritual experience that greatly aided my understanding of scripture.
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