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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding that is to be loved by everyone.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycle route is located around Jerusalem.

The tunnel is a link between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. http://www.drugoffice.gov.hk/gb/unigb/www.youtube.com/channel/UCSvNv7Qfm7eu1nMArSzmfQQ/videos The southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entrance, Nahal Ein Kerem, is just half a kilometer away from the Nahal Ein Kerem junction.

The opening ceremony of the tunnel that is 2.1 kilometers long took place in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) as well as a plethora of cyclists.

“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist destination because of its rich history. In the present, in addition to its historic treasures, it also incorporates modern-day tourism.” Elkin said. “The opening of this tunnel is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. The tunnel transforms Jerusalem into an attractive destination for tourists of every kind of person throughout Israel as well as around the world.”


Elkin his ministry, which responsible for the project, along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested hundreds of millions of shekels each year in Jerusalem’s tourist development and in the development of new attractions and ventures that connect the stunning historical past and future of Jerusalem. I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to visit and enjoy the contemporary, well-maintained road that takes in the view of Old Jerusalem.

https://www.metooo.io/u/63224fdce4b1196ebc2ac686 The project was funded by the Elkin’s department as well as the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. The project was completed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin said, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be a central instrument for realizing our vision to change the notion of transportation in Jerusalem.” http://pandora.nla.gov.au/external.html?link=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6lwMSJfGow “The new tunnel will be connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will be connected to the many cycle paths already in the city. The paths will be paved in its diverse areas. נווה פריצקי The goal is to encourage cyclists in Jerusalem.

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

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the goal of changing the transportation concept all over Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
In order to make the tunnel accessible to the public year-round The works comprise road construction as well as the installation of blowers.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to unique recreation locations, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as well the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.