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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding that is to be loved by everyone.
נווה פריצקי In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance can be found in Refaim Park below Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי While the northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem about half an hour from the Kerem junction.

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion, 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 explained that nowadays along with its rich history the tunnel construction project encompasses modern day tourism. “The inauguration[of] the tunnel project is another element of the progress of Jerusalem as well as its transformation into a desirable tourism destination for all throughout Israel as well as around the world.

Elkin is the project’s director. project together with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in Jerusalem’s tourism development and also in the development of new attractions and ventures that link the glorious past of Jerusalem to its future. I invite cycling enthusiasts to visit and enjoy a modern and well-maintained cycling route that takes in the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.”

Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin said. “The new tunnel, which will connect to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join existing bike routes in the city as well as those that will be paved in its various neighborhoods, in the hope of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors as well as in promoting the green transportation revolution in the capital city.”

In the 1990s in the 1990s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to transfer the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. נווה פריצקי It is now used as an infrastructure tunnel and is also home to the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transportation model. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León

Present projects include road construction, installation blowers, and sophisticated safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is safe for all to use during the entire year.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.