Jerusalem is the modern Capital of Israel. Jerusalem is one of the most extraordinary cities in the world, presenting a unique combination of ancient history, spiritual sanctity and colourful cultures. Jerusalem is unique in that it is a place held sacred by the three great monotheistic religions of the world. During an Explore tour you can visit the main sites for each religion the Via Dolorosa, traditionally believed to be the route taken by Christ on the day of his execution. For Judaism, the Western Wall. Believed by Jews to be the last remaining remnant of the second Temple, the wall is considered the most revered of all sites for the Jews and is a place of constant prayer. And if access is allowed, onto the Dome of the Rock and Islam’s claim to this holy trinity. This is believed to be the site of Mohammed’s ascension to heaven and is the third holiest site in Islam, not to mention one of the most impressive examples of Islamic architecture in the world.