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As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem’s capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

The tunnel links Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entry point is located in Refaim Park below Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי While the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem about half an hour from the Kerem junction.

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin and Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists participated in a ceremony to inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction because of its rich history. Elkin explained that nowadays along with its rich history, the tunnel project also includes modern tourism. “The launch of the tunnel is a further stage in the growth of Jerusalem as a tourism destination for all kinds of travelers throughout Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin, whose ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels per year to develop all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourists and in the development and operation of new attractions, ventures and attractions that connect the glorious history of Jerusalem’s eternal city to its future”. נווה פריצקי I would like to invite cyclists to visit and enjoy the modern and well-maintained cycle route that takes in the unique scenery of Old Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

נווה פריצקי Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project was a important tool to realize the vision of changing the concept for transport throughout Jerusalem. “The tunnel, which is connected to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing bicycle pathways in the city, as well as the ones that will be laid throughout the city’s neighborhoods to encourage cycling among the city’s residents as well as its visitors as well as in promoting the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move its main sewer line towards Sorek’s purification plant.

“The Kerem tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Present projects include road construction, installation blowers as well as advanced safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is safe to use during the entire year.

The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to unique recreation spots which include the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo and aquarium as well as the historic natural springs of Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.