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The Kerem Tunnel offers an unforgettable hike and riding experience for the advantage of
In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance located in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

נווה פריצקי On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists participated in a ceremony to officially open the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

The city’s rich history was a reason that it was a popular tourist destination in the past. Elkin stated that, today aside from its historic treasures, it is also home to modern-day travelers. “The launch (of [this] tunnel project is another aspect of the expansion of Jerusalem and it’s transformation into a sought-after tourist destination for all kinds of audiences throughout Israel as well as across the globe.”

Elkin who, along with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the development of all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and in the creation of innovative activities and ventures that connect the glorious historical past of our capital city to its future… I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a a well-maintained, modern cycle route, which overlooks the stunning scenery of Old Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25 million for the project. Work was performed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the idea to transform the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin stressed. “The tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing cycle paths in the city and will be constructed within the various neighborhood. It is designed to encourage bicycle riding within its inhabitants, and to promote an environmentally sustainable transportation system in Jerusalem.”

In the 1990s In the 90s, 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 to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation, blowers, advanced safety systems and electrical wiring are all part of the present works. The tunnel is safe for the public to use throughout the entire year.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the Biblical aquarium and zoo as well the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי