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The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel, has been inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city. The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance located in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the nearest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

נווה פריצקי The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and heritage minister Ze’evElkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon and a plethora of other cyclists also attended.

נווה פריצקי Jerusalem was a popular tourist destination due to its rich past. Elkin declared that, in the present in addition to its rich history, Jerusalem is also a destination for modern-day tourists. “The inauguration of this tunnel project [is] another element of the development of Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי The tunnel transforms the city into an attractive tourist destination for every kind of person within Israel as well as around the world.” Elkin’s ministry, which was also in charge of the project together alongside Jerusalem Municipality, declared that his ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels annually throughout Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating exciting attractions and ventures that link the amazing historical time of our capital city with the future.” I encourage you to take your bicycles along a stunning and well-maintained road that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

A total of NIS 25 million was put into in the project, budgeted by the Elkin’s Ministry The Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality as well as the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, and the work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin said the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the vision to change the way we think about transport in Jerusalem.” Elkin said that the new tunnel connects to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will join existing bike trails. It will also be paved throughout its various neighborhoods. It will also encourage cycling and promote green transportation in the capital.

In the 1990s in the 1990s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now used for infrastructure purposes. It is also home to the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is essential to realize the dream of transforming the concept of transportation all over Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
The work currently in progress includes road construction, installation of blowers as well as modern electrical and safety systems, to make the tunnel safe for the public to pass through all year round. There is also the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical aquarium, zoo and Ein Kerem neighborhood.