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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique riding experience and hiking experience which is enjoyed by all.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, is inaugurated as part of an extensive cycle path that runs through the capital. The tunnel runs along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza path. The southern entrance of the tunnel is beneath Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was inaugurated during a celebration on Thursday , attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once very sought-after tourist destination due to its historical past. Nowadays, aside from its historic treasures the city also offers modern-day tourism,” Elkin said. “The inauguration of this tunnel is another part in the development Jerusalem. It transforms Jerusalem into an attractive tourist destination for every kind of person in Israel, and worldwide.”

Elkin who, through his 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 development all aspects Jerusalem’s visitors and in the creation and operation of exciting tourist attractions, ventures, and activities which connect the rich past of Jerusalem to its future”. I encourage the cycling community to enjoy a safe and modernized route that will take the cyclist through Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the idea to transform the idea of transportation in Jerusalem,” Elkin emphasized. נווה פריצקי “The tunnel, which is being constructed to connect to Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and the ones that will be paved within the neighborhoods. נווה פריצקי It is intended to encourage cycling among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green revolution in transport in the capital.”

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

“The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transport model. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Construction of roads installation, blowers, advanced security systems and electrical wiring are all part of the present construction. The tunnel will be safe for people to use all season.

נווה פריצקי There is also the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation spots, including Ein Kerem, the Biblical zoo, aquarium and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.