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The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel, has been inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city. The tunnel connects the path between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance within Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin and Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and hundreds of cyclists were present at a celebration to mark the opening of the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction due to its rich past. Elkin added that in addition to its rich history, modern tourism is also included in Jerusalem’s city. “The launch of the tunnel project is a further part of the development of Jerusalem as a city. Jerusalem as well as its development into a desirable tourist city for all types of audiences in Israel and throughout the globe.” Elkin, who heads the project together with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the city’s tourism growth and the development of innovative attractions and ventures that link the glorious past of Jerusalem to the future. I would like to invite cyclists to come and enjoy an up-to-date and well-maintained cycling route that offers a view of the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.”

A total of NIS 25 million were earmarked in the project, budgeted by the Elkin’s Ministry The Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, with the work carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

נווה פריצקי Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project was a key tool in realizing the vision of shifting the idea of transportation in Jerusalem. “The tunnel is set to connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will be connected to the many cycling routes that exist within the city. נווה פריצקי They will be laid within the diverse areas. The aim is to promote cyclists in the city.

In the late 1990s, in the 1990s, Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now used as an infrastructure tunnel. It is also home to the fifth water line to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is an important tool in realizing the vision of transforming the concept of transportation all over Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Construction of roads and installation, as well as blowers, advanced security systems and electrical wiring are all part of the present construction. The tunnel will be safe for public to use throughout the entire year.

The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to many recreation sites, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium and also historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי