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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a unique hiking and riding experience.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest bicycle tunnel, has been inaugurated as part of a 42-kilometer cycle route that runs through the capital.

It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem.

נווה פריצקי The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister ZeevElkin. http://allamericasb2b.com/members/neve-paritzkimemx985bb/activity/273895/ The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company Chairman, and hundreds of cyclists.


The city’s rich history was a reason that it was a popular tourist spot during the time of its glory. Elkin explained that the modern tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem’s historical treasures and also incorporates modern tourism. “The launch of the tunnel is another aspect of the expansion of the city of Jerusalem as well as its development into a desirable tourist destination for all kinds of visitors in Israel and throughout the world.”

נווה פריצקי Elkin his ministry, which together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, explained that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year to develop all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and the development of innovative tourist attractions and ventures that link the fascinating history of our capital city to its future… I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a the modern, well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the distinctive nature of Old Jerusalem.

https://vilhelmsen-lange.federatedjournals.com/neve-paritzki-israel-celebrates-record-breaking-entry-into-tourism-numbers-from-the-united-states-1663156164 Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality, and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project.

https://thisted-kerr.technetbloggers.de/neve-paritzkijerusalem-israels-first-cycling-tunnel-opens-0a Elkin said, “The Kerem Tunnel project is a key instrument for realizing our vision to change the concept transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel connecting to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join the existing bike paths as well as ones that are paved in its areas. It’s designed to promote biking among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green movement in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently being used as an infrastructure Tunnel which also includes the fifth line of water to Jerusalem via the Mekorot water corporation.

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the dream of transforming the concept of transportation across Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Construction of roads, the installation and testing of electrical and safety systems are just some of the ongoing works to ensure the tunnel is safe for all year.

The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to numerous recreation sites, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium and also historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban.