Ammunition Hill

The unassuming Ammunition Hill (Givat Hatachmoshet), a hump lying between the modern neighborhoods of Ramat Eshkol and French Hill, was the site of some of the 1967 Six Day War’s bloodiest fighting, as a contingent of Israeli paratroopers vied to oust entrenched Jordanian legionnaires in order to link central Jerusalem with the Israeli enclave on Mount Scopus. Thirty-seven troops lost their lives in the battle. Map.

Opening hours:

  • Sunday – Thursday: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Friday: 9:00AM – 1:00PM

 On site facilities:

  • Free parking
  • Pinic area
  • Restrooms thorughout the site

The site includes:

  • Original trenches and bunkers
  • An observation point over Jeursalem
  • Interactive light show presentation about Jerusalem’s Six Day War with a full scale model of Jerusalem on the eve of the Six Day War in English and in Hebrew (22 min)
  • Museum with exhibits and a movie about the battle for Jerusalem offered in six languages (22 min)
    • Hebrew
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
  • Memorial site for the 66 Paratroopers Brigade
  • The “Wall of Honor”, it is a tribute to the heroism and courage of Jewish soldiers who have fought in defense of their homeland.

Tours

  • Guided tours by our experienced onsite guides are available throughout the day (Per reservation)

Admission is free

Any donations towards the development of the site are welcomed.


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