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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding that is to be enjoyed by all.

In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated. The tunnel is a link between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer close to the Kerem junction.

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman and hundreds of cyclists attended a ceremony to inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city due to its glorious past. Elkin said that the present tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem’s historical treasures and is also a part of modern-day tourism. “The opening of this tunnel project [is] another element of the development of Jerusalem. The tunnel transforms the city into an attractive destination for tourists of any kind of crowd throughout Israel, and worldwide.”

Elkin, whose ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels per year in the growth of all aspects Jerusalem’s visitors and in the creation and operation of innovative attractions, ventures , and other attractions which connect the rich past of our eternal city to the future”. I invite you to ride your bicycles along a beautiful and well-maintained road that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project. Elkin said the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the goal to transform the concept of transport throughout Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי “The new tunnel will be connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will link to the numerous bicycle paths that are already in the city. נווה פריצקי These will be paved in its numerous areas. The objective is to encourage cycling among the residents of Jerusalem.

The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to transfer the main sewer line toward Sorek’s purification plant.

“The Kerem tunnel project is crucial to realize the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction installation, blowers, advanced safety systems and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the current works. נווה פריצקי The tunnel is safe for the people to use all season.

The Kerem Tunnel provides access to unique recreation locations, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo , as well the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.