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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a unique hiking and riding experience.
The Kerem Tunnel is the first bike tunnel in Israel and was opened as part the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles the capital.

The tunnel links the paths between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially opened by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister ZeevElkin. It was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company Chairman, as well as many cyclists.

Jerusalem’s rich past was the main reason for it to be a popular tourist spot during the time of its glory. נווה פריצקי Elkin said that apart from its rich history and modern amenities, tourism has also been included in the city of Jerusalem. “The inauguration of [this] tunnel project is a further part of the expansion of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem as well as its development into an attractive city that is attractive to all types of visitors throughout Israel and around the globe.” Elkin is the project’s director. project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the city’s tourism growth and in the creation innovative activities and ventures that tie the glorious past of Jerusalem to its future. I invite you to ride your bicycles along a beautiful, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s Ministry, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 for the project. The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to alter the concept and transport in Jerusalem. “The new tunnel will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will connect with the various cycle paths already in the city. These will be paved in its diverse neighborhoods. The objective is to promote cycling among the residents of Jerusalem.

In the 1990s in the 1990s, in the 1990s, Kerem Tunnel was excavated to move the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel. It is also home to the fifth water line which is operated to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the vision of changing Jerusalem’s transportation model. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction installation, blowers, sophisticated safety systems and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the current construction. The tunnel is safe for the people to use all season.

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי