Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and its largest city. Located in the Judean Mountains, between the Mediterranean Sea and the northern edge of the Dead Sea, modern Jerusalem has grown far beyond the boundaries of the Old City. Jerusalem is not all about religious sites, though the city's spiritual attractions are highlights of this bustling destination, there are abundant tourist attractions around Jerusalem, with a wide appeal to suit all ages. Its beauty is an intermingling of the scenic views offered around the city. The varied architectural styles blend many cultures and eras in the familiar Jerusalem stone.