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The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride. The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel is now open in the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles Jerusalem, the capital city.

The tunnel runs along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Motza route. It is located in southern Israel in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the nearest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was opened on Thursday by Jerusalem and heritage minister Ze’evElkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon Chairman of Gihon as well as a multitude of cyclists were also present.

נווה פריצקי “In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city because of its rich history. Elkin added that in addition to its historic treasures the modern tourist industry is included in Jerusalem’s city. “The inauguration of [this] tunnel is another aspect of the development of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist destination for all kinds of audiences in Israel as well as around the globe.”

Elkin’s ministry, which responsible for the project along with Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels each year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism industry and is involved in developing exciting attractions and ventures which connect the glorious historic past of our eternal capital with the future.” נווה פריצקי I encourage all cyclists to visit and enjoy the modern, well-maintained route which overlooks Old Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality as well as the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project.

Elkin explained that the Kerem Tunnel project is an crucial tool to realize the vision to change the way of thinking and transportation throughout Jerusalem. “The new tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes within the city, as well as those that will be paved within its diverse neighborhoods. The tunnel is intended to encourage bicycling within the city’s residents and promote the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in 1990 to move the main sewer from Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. This plant is west of Sorek and is still used as an infrastructure tunnel.

נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Construction of roads installation, blowers, sophisticated security systems and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the present construction. The tunnel will be safe for the people to use all season.

The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to special recreation areas which include the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo, aquarium and the as well as the historic natural springs in Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.