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Har Hatayasim (the Pilots' Mountain) Reserve

The Mountain, which rises to the height of 796 meters above sea level, is named after the monument which was built on it in the 1950s in memory of the fallen soldiers of the Israeli Air Force and it is now considered to be the main memorial site of the Israeli Air Force. The monument combines Jerusalemite stone, an engine and a propeller- the remains of a small transport plane that crashed during the Israeli War of Independence on the slopes of the nearby Mount Eitan. The top of this mountain is a part of a 450 dunams nature reserve, which includes a Mediterranean grove and beautiful panoramic views. In this reserve, in which grow no less than 14 types of orchids, is a charming trail which includes Ein Tayasim (Pilots’ Spring) karstic spring and ancient agricultural terraces. Here one can also find parking lots and an observation point. Arrival through road number 395 (between the mosav of Ramat Raziel and Mount Eitanim).

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it is recommended to verify the opening hours and entrance requirements with the site itself
 ●  Children   ●   Access   ●   Parking   ●   Free admission  ● 
Address: near Ramat Raziel
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