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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique ride and hiking experience which is loved by everyone. In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem’s capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

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

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists attended a ceremony to inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length. The city’s rich history was a reason for it to be a popular tourist destination during the time of its glory. Nowadays, aside from its historic treasures, it also incorporates modern-day tourism,” Elkin said. “The launch of the tunnel project is yet another milestone in the advancement of Jerusalem as a tourism destination for all kinds of travelers in Israel and all over the world.”

Elkin is the project’s director. project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and the development of innovative attractions and ventures that link the glory historical past of Jerusalem to its future. I encourage cyclists to visit and enjoy an up-to-date and well-maintained cycling route that takes in the unique scenery of Old Jerusalem.”

Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project. Elkin said that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the goal to change the way we think about transport in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel that connects to Jerusalem Ring Path will join the existing bike paths as well as the ones that will be paved within its neighborhoods. It’s designed to promote biking among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green movement in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the 1990s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek, which is located west of the city and is currently being used as an infrastructure tunnel that also houses the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem tunnel project is essential to achieving the vision for changing Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Road construction, installation, blowers, advanced safety systems and electrical wiring are all part of the present work. The tunnel will be safe for people to use all year. Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the Biblical aquarium and zoo as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.