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

The tunnel links the paths between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. It is located in southern Israel located in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin and Mayor Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon Chairman of Gihon, and hundreds other cyclists were also present.

Jerusalem’s rich past was the main reason that it was the most visited tourist attraction in the past. Elkin added that in addition to its historic treasures and modern amenities, tourism has also been incorporated into Jerusalem’s city. “The launch of the tunnel is a further milestone in the advancement of Jerusalem as a tourist destination for all kinds of travelers throughout Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin, whose ministry together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, said his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the improvement of the tourism industry in Jerusalem and in the creation of exciting tourist attractions and ventures that link the fascinating history of our capital city’s eternal past to the future of Jerusalem… I encourage all cyclists to come and take a ride along the contemporary, well-maintained road which overlooks Old Jerusalem.

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 work.

Elkin stated that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the dream to redefine the idea of transport in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel, which is connected to the long Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing bike paths in the city and the ones that will be laid throughout the city’s neighborhoods with the aim of encouraging cycling among the city’s residents as well as its visitors as well as in promoting the green revolution in transportation in the capital city.”

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to transfer its main sewer line to Sorek’s purification plant. “The Kerem tunnel project is central to realizing the vision for changing Jerusalem’s transport system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Construction of roads, installation, blowers, modern safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part of the present works. The tunnel is safe for the public to use throughout the entire year.

You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical zoo, aquarium and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.