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In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated. The tunnel links the paths between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entry is located in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is just half a kilometer away from the Nahal Ein Kerem junction. The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin. It was also attended by Mayor Moshelion Avi Balehnikov, Gihon Water Company chairman, and thousands of cyclists. “In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive city for tourists because of its rich history. Elkin added that in addition to its historical treasures and modern amenities, tourism has also been incorporated into the Jerusalem city. “The opening of the tunnel project is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem as well as its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all types throughout Israel and the world. Elkin who’s ministry responsible for the project, along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested hundreds of millions of shekels annually in Jerusalem’s tourist development and in the development of new ventures and attractions that connect the stunning historical past and future of Jerusalem. I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to take a trip and enjoy the modern, well-maintained route which overlooks Old Jerusalem.

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

Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the idea to change the way of thinking and transport throughout Jerusalem. Elkin explained that the proposed tunnel will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will link with existing bike routes. It will also be paved throughout its different neighborhoods. It will also increase cycling and encourage green transportation in the capital.

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in the year 1990 to relocate the main sewer from Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. The plant is located west of Sorek and is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel.

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is an important tool in realizing the dream to change the way transportation is thought of across Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation, blowers, advanced safety systems and electrical wiring are all part of the ongoing work. The tunnel will be safe for the people to use all 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.