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Rediscovering hidden Holy Land
Palestinian tour operators defy Israeli monopoly by taking pilgrims to once forgotten churches.
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2010 14:37 GMT

A number of churches in the West Bank have remained hidden from view, which Palestinians blame on Israel's monopoly over tourism.

Called the forgotten churches, the Christian sites are not found on most operated tours of the Holy Land. But some operators are trying to change that.

Christian pilgrims are now able to get a look at some of the previously hidden historical sites.

Al Jazeera's Nour Odeh reports.

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Al Jazeera
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