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The Kerem Tunnel is the first bike tunnel in Israel and was inaugurated as part the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around the capital.

It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי Ein Laban is the nearest. נווה פריצקי Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon, chairman of Gihon as well as a multitude of cyclists also attended.

Jerusalem was a desirable tourist destination due to its rich and fascinating historical. Elkin explained that the modern tourism industry is one of Jerusalem’s treasures from the past and is also a part of modern-day tourism. “The inauguration of [this] tunnel is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem as a city. Jerusalem and its transformation into a desirable tourist city for all types of audiences in Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin who, through his ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development all aspects Jerusalem’s tourism and the development and operation of innovative attractions, ventures , and other attractions that connect the glorious history of Jerusalem to its future”. I invite all cyclists to visit and enjoy the modern, well-maintained route that takes in the view of Old Jerusalem.

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


Elkin stressed the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the goal to transform the concept of transport in Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי “The new tunnel, which will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes in the city and are being constructed in its different neighborhoods. It’s designed to encourage cycling within the city’s residents and to promote the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”

https://pastelink.net/5b3849gx The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently being used as an infrastructure Tunnel which includes the fifth waterline that runs to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.

“The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the dream of changing the notion of transportation in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Road construction, installation and testing of safety and electrical systems are some of the ongoing works to ensure the tunnel is safe throughout the year.

The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to numerous recreational sites, such as Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium, as well as historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban.