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The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of Jerusalem Ring Path. https:/ This 42-kilometer cycling route surrounds Jerusalem.

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.

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) along with hundreds of cyclists. Jerusalem was once a major tourist attraction because of its rich history. נווה פריצקי Today, apart from its historic treasures it also has modern-day tourism,” Elkin said. “The opening of this tunnel is another aspect of the development of the city of Jerusalem and its transformation into a dazzling tourist destination for all kinds of people in Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin is the project’s director. project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the city’s tourism growth and the development of innovative activities and ventures that tie the rich history of Jerusalem to its future. I invite cycling enthusiasts to come and enjoy a modern and well-maintained cycling route that offers a view of the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.”

Elkin’s Ministerial, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25 million to the project. Work was performed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an crucial tool to realize the vision to change the way of thinking and transportation throughout Jerusalem. “The tunnel, which is connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes within the city and are being constructed in its various neighborhood. The tunnel is intended to encourage cycling within the city’s residents and promote a green transportation revolution in Jerusalem.”

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

“The Kerem tunnel project is central to realizing the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction installation, blowers, modern safety systems and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the current work. The tunnel will be safe for the people to use all entire year.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreational areas, such as Ein Kerem, a neighborhood that includes a biblical aquarium and zoo, as well as historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי