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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique riding experience and hiking experience that is to be enjoyed by all.
The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel in Israel and was inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around the capital.

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

The opening ceremony of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) as well as a plethora of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once very sought-after tourist destination due to its historical past. Elkin said that today aside from its historic treasures, it also incorporates modern tourists. “The inauguration (of [this] tunnel project is an additional part of the expansion of Jerusalem, and it’s transformation into a sought-after city to visit for all kinds of audiences across Israel as well as across the globe.”

Elkin who, through his ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels per year in the development all aspects Jerusalem’s tourism and the development and operation of exciting tourist attractions, ventures, and activities that link the rich history of our eternal city to its future”. I invite cyclists to enjoy a well-maintained, modern cycle route, which overlooks the stunning nature of Old Jerusalem.

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

Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project was a key tool in realizing the goal of changing the concept for transport throughout Jerusalem. “The new tunnel will be connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will connect with the various cycling routes that exist in the city. The paths will be paved throughout the city’s diverse neighborhoods. The objective is to promote cycling among the residents of Jerusalem.

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

“The Kerem tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the dream of changing the notion of transportation in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction and installation, as well as blowers, sophisticated security systems and electrical wiring are all part of the ongoing work. The tunnel is safe for the people to use all entire year. נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to a variety of recreational sites, such as Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium, as well as historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban.