Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and its largest city in both population and area. Located in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean Sea and the northern tip of the Dead Sea, modern Jerusalem has grown up outside the Old City. The city has a history that goes back to the fourth millennium BCE, making it one of the oldest cities in the world.
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The city is characterized by a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers, and cool, rainy winters.
Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Done of the Rock, Israel Museum, Wailing Wall, Yad Vashem, Garden of Gethsemane, Mount Zion, Via Dolorosa