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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first bicycle tunnel, was opened as part of Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycle route is located around Jerusalem.

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

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists attended a ceremony to inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

Jerusalem’s rich past was the main reason for it to be an extremely popular tourist spot in the past. Elkin declared that, in the present in addition to its historical treasures it also incorporates modern tourists. “The inauguration of this tunnel is another part in the development Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי It transforms the city into an attractive tourist place for all types of audience within Israel, and worldwide.” נווה פריצקי The ministry of Elkin, which also headed the project with Jerusalem Municipality, declared that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year throughout Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating exciting attractions and ventures which connect the glorious historic time of our capital city with its future.” I would like to invite you to ride your bicycles on a scenic, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin emphasized. “The tunnel, which is being constructed to connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and ones that are paved in its neighborhoods. It’s designed to promote biking among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green revolution in transport in the capital.”

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

“The Kerem tunnel project is crucial to realize the vision for changing Jerusalem’s transport system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Present projects include road construction, installation blowers, and advanced safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is secure for everyone to use during the entire year.

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.