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The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was constructed as a part of an extensive cycle path that is a loop around the capital.

It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי It is located in southern Israel within Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the nearest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was officially inaugurated during a celebration on Thursday , attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.

“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist destination due to its rich past. Nowadays, aside from its historical treasures it also has modern-day tourism.” Elkin said. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי “The opening of this tunnel project is a further part of the development of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling city that is attractive to all types of visitors throughout Israel as well as around the globe.”

Elkin the minister whose ministry as well as the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated 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 new attractions, ventures and attractions that link the rich history of Jerusalem to its future”. I invite the cycling community to take a relaxing and modern route that takes you through Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s Ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin said, “The Kerem Tunnel project is a key instrument for achieving our dream to change the notion of transportation in Jerusalem.” “The tunnel, which connects to the long Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing bicycle pathways in the city, as well as the ones that will be laid in the various neighborhoods to encourage cycling among the city’s residents as well as its visitors, and also promoting the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently utilized as an infrastructure tunnel which includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem via the Mekorot water corporation.

נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool to realize the vision of transforming Jerusalem’s transport model. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
To make the tunnel usable to the public all year round The works comprise road construction and installation of blowers.

נווה פריצקי Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas such as Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which has a Biblical zoo and aquarium and also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי