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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique ride and hiking experience which is enjoyed by everyone.
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. Its southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a mile close to the Kerem junction.

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 inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

Jerusalem was a desirable tourist destination due to its glorious history. In the present, in addition to its rich history, it also incorporates modern tourism.” נווה פריצקי Elkin said. “The launch of the tunnel is an additional aspect of the growth of Jerusalem and its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all types throughout Israel and around the world.

Elkin his ministry, which in charge of the project with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested thousands of shekels annually in Jerusalem’s tourist development and in the development of new attractions and ventures that will connect the magnificent historical past and the future of Jerusalem. I invite the cycling community to take a relaxing and modernized route that will take the cyclist through Old Jerusalem.

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

Elkin stated that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is the central instrument to achieve the goal to redefine the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The tunnel, which is being constructed to connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join the existing bike paths as well as ones that are paved in its areas. The goal is to encourage biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green movement in the capital.”

The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in the year 1990 to relocate the main sewer of Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. This plant is west of Sorek and is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel. נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the dream of changing the notion of transportation in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
The works currently underway include road construction, the installation of blowers as well as modern security and electrical systems to ensure the tunnel is safe for pedestrians to travel through throughout the year.

You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood. נווה פריצקי