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The Kerem Tunnel offers a unique riding and hiking experience for the benefit of
As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

The tunnel links the paths between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is located beneath Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The opening ceremony of the tunnel that is 2.1 kilometers long was held in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) and hundreds more cyclists. Jerusalem was a sought-after tourist destination because of its glorious past. Elkin stated that the current tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem’s historic treasures and is also a part of modern-day tourism. “The inauguration of this tunnel is another part in the development Jerusalem. The tunnel transforms Jerusalem into an attractive tourist place for all types of audience within Israel and around the world.”

Elkin’s ministry, which also headed the project alongside Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels annually throughout Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating exciting attractions and ventures which connect the glorious historic past of our eternal capital with the future.” I would like to invite you to ride your bicycles on a scenic, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

About NIS 25 million were put into in the project, budgeted by the Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality and 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 the central instrument to achieve the vision to change the way we think about transport throughout Jerusalem.” Elkin stated that the new tunnel is connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike trails. It will also be paved in the various neighborhoods. נווה פריצקי It will also help cyclists and promote green transport in Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move its main sewer line to Sorek’s purification plant.

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

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Construction of roads, installation, blowers, sophisticated safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part of the current work. נווה פריצקי The tunnel will be safe for the people to use all year.

The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to unique recreation spots which include the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo, aquarium and the as well as the historic natural springs of Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי