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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique ride and hiking experience which is loved by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel was opened as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city. The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entry is located within Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is approximately half a mile away from the Nahal Ein Kerem junction.

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

The city’s rich history was a reason that it was a popular tourist destination in the past. Elkin explained that the modern tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem’s historical treasures and also incorporates modern tourism. נווה פריצקי “The launch (of this tunnel project) is an additional part of the development of Jerusalem, and the transformation of Jerusalem into a popular tourist city for all sorts of visitors throughout Israel as well as around the globe.”

Elkin his ministry, which in charge of the project with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry has invested thousands of shekels annually in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and also in the creation of new ventures and attractions that will connect the magnificent historical past with the exciting future of Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי I invite cyclists to enjoy a well-maintained, modern cycle route, which overlooks the stunning scenery of Old Jerusalem.

The project was funded by the Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. The work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the vision to transform the idea of transport throughout Jerusalem. Elkin said that the new tunnel is connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike paths. נווה פריצקי The tunnel will also be made paved in the various areas. It will also help cyclists and promote green transportation in the capital.

The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the 1990s to move the main sewer line from the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant located in Sorek It is situated to the west of the city. It is used today as an infrastructure tunnel. It includes the fifth water line, which connects to Jerusalem of the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem tunnel is a crucial tool for achieving the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transport system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation and testing of electrical and safety systems are just some of the ongoing projects to make the tunnel safer throughout the year.

The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to unique recreation spots which include the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo and aquarium and the historical natural springs in Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.