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The Kerem Tunnel offers an unforgettable hike and riding experience for the benefit of
As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

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

The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially opened by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin. The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company chairman, as well as hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once well-known tourist destination due to its historic past. Nowadays, aside from its rich history it also has modern-day tourism,” Elkin said. “The inauguration (of this tunnel project) is a further step in the development of Jerusalem as well as it’s transformation into a sought-after city to visit for all kinds of people throughout Israel as well as across the globe.”

Elkin’s ministry, which was responsible for the project along with Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating innovative attractions and ventures, that connect the magnificent historical history of our capital city and its future.” I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the distinctive scenery of Old Jerusalem.

The project was financed by the Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. נווה פריצקי The project was done by the Jerusalem Development Authority. נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the idea to transform the idea of transportation across Jerusalem,” Elkin stressed. Elkin stated that the new tunnel will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will link with existing bike paths. It will also be made paved in the various areas. It will also encourage cycling and promote green transport in Jerusalem.

The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s to relocate its main sewer line to the Sorek purification plant.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool to realize the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transportation model. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Road construction installation, blowers, advanced security systems and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the ongoing construction. נווה פריצקי The tunnel will be safe for people to use all season. The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to a variety of places to relax, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium, as well historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי