Ammunition Hill Memorial and Museum (Givat Ha-Tachmoshet), Jerusalem

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Ammunition Hill Memorial and Museum (Givat Ha-Tachmoshet) marks the site of one of the bloodiest battles in the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War. Hear real-life stories of the soldiers who survived the battle, and as you walk the trenches try to imagine the atmosphere back in 1967. A small forest of olive trees commemorates 182 Israeli paratroopers who lost their lives in the war. To learn more about the history of the place, watch the documentary and the 3D film reconstructing the battle. The hill also houses an Israeli army recruitment center and offers scenic views of Jerusalem. Using our online itinerary creator, Jerusalem attractions like Ammunition Hill Memorial and Museum (Givat Ha-Tachmoshet) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • July 16, 2017
    Very interesting, history and drama filled site. Trenches and bunkers to explore; a great movie in English to watch. Well worth it.  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    The site is maintained at a level worse! Not suitable and unsuitable, the exhibit is accompanied by a stupid story, made warriors players, the message that is offensive and is respectful of
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  • June 15, 2017
    We took the Jaffa Rd. Rapid Transit to the Ammunition Hill stop. However the signs were poor and it was very hard to find the site. Once found we paid 30 shekels to see a movie from the perspective of...  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    Redesigned museum isn't yet open, thus the guiding is very important. Memorial building is sobering. It reminds one of the Israeli army's makeup: more than half of those killed in the battles were reserve and the others were ... kids. Could be part of a tour of 4 - 5 days in Jerusalem. In Northeast Jerusalem
  • July 12, 2017
    Great movie, fabulous photography exhibit. Great markings to understand the significance of the area.
  • May 9, 2017
    Fascinating place & story about one of the harshest battle of the six day war. Very recommended.
  • May 12, 2017
    Lots to learn about and see. The new additions to the museum make it worth another visit if you haven't been for a while.
  • June 9, 2017
    Dedicated staff. Excellent presentation of history.

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