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The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was opened as part the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route around the capital.

The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance can be found within Refaim Park below Ein Laban. While the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem about half an hour from the Kerem junction. The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon, and hundreds other cyclists were also in attendance.

Jerusalem was a desirable tourist destination because of its glorious history. Elkin said that today aside from its historic treasures, it is also a destination for modern-day tourists. “The opening of this tunnel project [is] another part in the development Jerusalem. It transforms the city into an attractive tourist destination for every kind of person within Israel and around the world.”

Elkin his ministry, which spearheaded the project along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested thousands of shekels every year in the city’s tourism development and in the development of new ventures and attractions that connect the stunning historic past with the future of Jerusalem. I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to come and take a ride along the modern, well-maintained route which overlooks Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin said, “The Kerem Tunnel project is a key instrument for realizing our vision to change the way transportation is conducted in Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי “The new tunnel will be connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will connect with the various cycling routes that exist within the city. נווה פריצקי They will be laid in its various neighborhoods. The aim is to promote cycling among the residents of the city.

נווה פריצקי 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 which includes the fifth waterline that runs to Jerusalem via the Mekorot water corporation.

נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an important tool in realizing the goal of transforming the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Present projects include road construction, installation blowers, and advanced security systems to ensure the tunnel is safe for all to use throughout the 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.