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PHOTOS: Prince William tours Jerusalem on final day of royal visit

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Prince William is touring Jerusalem holy sites on the final day of his historic royal visit to the Middle East.

The Duke of Cambridge began Thursday with a pilgrimage to the tomb of his great-grandmother, Princess Alice, whose last wishes were to have her remains buried in a crypt below a Russian Orthodox church in east Jerusalem.

Prince William Jerusalem. (AP)
Prince William Jerusalem. (AP)

He will then visit key Muslim, Jewish and Christian sites before departing home to London. It's the most sensitive leg of his five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories as he ventures into the heart of landmarks central to the century-old Mideast conflict.

Prince William Jerusalem. (AP)
Prince William Jerusalem. (AP)

The prince is the first British royal to make such an official visit. He insists it is non-political, with a special emphasis on technology and joint Israeli-Arab projects.

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