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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a an experience that is unique in terms of hiking and riding.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of a 42-kilometer cycle route that is a loop around the capital.

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

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists were present at a celebration to mark the opening of the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

Jerusalem was once sought-after tourist destination due to its rich history. Elkin explained that today as well as its historic treasures the tunnel project incorporates modern-day tourism. “The launch of the tunnel project is a further part of the expansion of Jerusalem as a city. נווה פריצקי Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist city for all types of visitors in Israel as well as around the globe.”

Elkin, who heads the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and also in the development of new activities and ventures that tie the glorious past of Jerusalem to the future. I would like to invite cyclists to take a relaxing and modern-day route that takes you through Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin stressed the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the goal to redefine the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel will be connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will be connected to the many cycling routes that exist within the city. The paths will be paved within the various neighborhoods. The aim is to promote cycling among the residents of Jerusalem.

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

“The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the goal of changing the notion of transportation in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The current works include road construction, the installation of blowers and advanced safety and electrical systems to ensure the tunnel is safe for pedestrians to travel through all year round.

It is also possible to use the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical aquarium, zoo and Ein Kerem neighborhood.