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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a unique hiking and riding experience.
נווה פריצקי In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

נווה פריצקי It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance is found in Nahal Ein Kerem.

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and hundreds of cyclists attended a ceremony to officially open the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist destination due to its glorious past. נווה פריצקי Elkin explained that the modern tourism industry is an integral part of Jerusalem’s historic treasures and incorporates modern day tourism. נווה פריצקי “The opening of this tunnel project is another part of the growth of the city of Jerusalem and its transformation into a dazzling city that is attractive to all types of audiences throughout Israel and throughout the globe.”

Elkin’s ministry, which was also in charge of the project together in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality, declared that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism, and also in the creation of exciting attractions and ventures that link the amazing historical history of our capital city and the future.” I encourage the cycling community to take a relaxing and modern route that takes the cyclist through Old Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin stated the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the vision to redefine the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי “The tunnel is set to connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will connect with the various cycling routes that exist within the city. They will be laid in its various areas. The aim is to encourage cycling among the residents of the city.

The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the late 90s to relocate an important sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth waterline that runs to Jerusalem via the Mekorot water corporation.

“The Kerem tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the dream of changing the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Construction of roads, the installation and testing of electrical and safety systems are just a few of the ongoing works to ensure the tunnel is safe for all year.

There is also the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.