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19, Nablus Road | Jerusalem Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 52-286-4205
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The other side of Jerusalem

We went with Abu Hassan om the political tour of Jerusalem and what an eye opener! He showed us... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark
The Start of God's wonderful plan

Any trip to Jerusalem will be wonderful. There is so much history to absorb and retain. Keep your... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Pat M
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19, Nablus Road | Jerusalem Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
Down Town West Jerusalem
+972 52-286-4205

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went with Abu Hassan om the political tour of Jerusalem and what an eye opener! He showed us what the other tours did not (even though we were in some of the exact same areas with the other tours). Truth is that you can...More

Thank miepj88
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Any trip to Jerusalem will be wonderful. There is so much history to absorb and retain. Keep your personal items close, travel with another if at all possible. Use your common sense and keep a positive attitude.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

While The owner of this tour company was very kind and helpful, his website information titled tour of Bethlehem under his Touristic Tours section is completely misleading. I read the Internet explanation listing that we would visit Christian sites such as the church of a...More

Thank foodpolice
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Spring 2016 Abu Hassan/Alternative Tours gave us a guided tour of Jerusalem and surroundings, including Ramallah, East Jerusalem, settlements etc. It was a true eyeopener and has made a real impact on us - also on our views and habits returning to Norway. Not only...More

Thank amhaarb
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Our recent trip was a real eye opener. Our guide (Hassan) gave us his personal insight into the daily struggles of Palestinian people set in an explicit political and social context. He was passionate and highly informative, though he had not much to say about...More

Thank AndyJo60
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Arranged to go on the refugee tour of Palestine. The advertised price on Alternatives website is 135 ILS per person. The night before the tour was due to take place we received an email informing us that the price had suddenly increased to 400 ILS...More

Thank Djp1989
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had two tours with this company as they were based in the hotel we were using (The Jerusalem Hotel). The first was to Bethlehem, with a driver ( Mr Abu Ghaseem?) and a lady guide. Both were excellent - engaging, made us feel welcome...More

Thank rogeandout
Reviewed 12 August 2016

it is a great opportunity to get a glimpse into the political and violent struggles of Palestinians in Israel and the West Bank. As a contrast to the historical mainstream tourism in Jerusalem, Abu Hassan's tour was highly informative and, to some degree, an eye...More

Thank trippinhag
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We took the Political Tour of East Jerusalem from Abu Hassan. The experience feels more like a narrations of personal life events and emotions from the Abu rather than an objective account of the events that define the Conflict. He is very knowledgeable about every...More

2  Thank Juan Jose S
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I did several tours with Abu Hassan during a series of visits to the Holy Land over the course of the last year - the Political Tour of East Jerusalem and the guided trips to Hebron, Bethlehem and Nablus were all outstanding and completely unique....More

Thank GypsyTor
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