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

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

Inauguration of the tunnel which measures 2.1 kilometers long took place in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) and hundreds more cyclists.

Jerusalem’s rich past was the main reason why it was an extremely popular tourist destination during the time of its glory. Elkin stated that, today, apart from its historic treasures, it is also a destination for modern-day tourists. “The opening of this tunnel project is yet another stage in the growth of Jerusalem as a tourism destination for all kinds of tourists from Israel and all over the world.”

Elkin, whose ministry together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, said the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the improvement of Jerusalem’s tourism in all its aspects and in the creation of exciting attractions and ventures that connect the fascinating history of our capital city to the future of Jerusalem… I encourage cyclists to take advantage of a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the distinctive landscape of Old Jerusalem.

https://telegra.ph/Neve-Paritzki-Israel-is-celebrating-record-breaking-tourism-Entry-Numbers-United-States-09-12 Elkin’s Ministry, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 to the project. https://anotepad.com/notes/8qtcysg6 The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stated that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is the central instrument to achieve the goal to transform the concept of transport in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel, which is connected to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing bicycle pathways in the city, as well as those that will be paved throughout the city’s neighborhoods in the hope of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors as well as encouraging the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”

https://notes.io/qdk1j https://site-8772927-2171-589.mystrikingly.com/blog/neve-paritzki-israel-celebrates-record-break-tourism-entry-numbers-from-the In the 1990s In the 90s, in the 1990s, Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line of Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now utilized for infrastructure purposes and houses the fifth water line which is operated to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.

http://allamericasb2b.com/members/neve-paritzkilziu955bb/activity/265464/ “The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the dream of changing the notion of transportation in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
The works currently underway include road construction, installation of blowers as well as modern safety and electrical systems in order to ensure that the tunnel is secure for people to walk through all year round.


The Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreational areas, such as Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical aquarium and zoo as well as ancient natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.