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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a the most unique riding and hiking experience.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel is the first bicycle tunnel in Israel and was inaugurated as a part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around the capital.

The tunnel runs along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza route. The tunnel’s southern entrance is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. http://hawkee.com/profile/2072997/ The northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was inaugurated during a celebration held on Thursday that was attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem’s rich past was the main reason for it to be the most visited tourist destination during the time of its glory. In the present, in addition to its rich history, it also incorporates modern tourism,” Elkin said. https://www.inventables.com/users/lomholttermansen1078 “The launch of the tunnel is another aspect of the expansion of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem and its transformation into an attractive city that is attractive to all types of visitors in Israel and around the globe.”


Elkin, whose ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels per year in the growth of all aspects Jerusalem’s tourism and the creation and operation of exciting attractions, ventures , and other attractions which connect the rich past of our eternal city to the future”. I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route overlooking the unique scenery of Old Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי Around NIS 25 million was earmarked in the project. It was budgeted by the Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality as well as the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, and the work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

נווה פריצקי Elkin said that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the goal to transform the concept of transport in Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי Elkin said that the new tunnel connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike routes. It will also be paved in its different areas. The tunnel will be a great way to increase cycling and encourage green transport in Jerusalem.

The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is now being used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.

“The Kerem tunnel project is essential to achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation and testing of electrical and safety systems are just a few of the ongoing works to make the tunnel safer for all year.

You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation spots, including Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.