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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding that should be loved by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was inaugurated as a part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route around Jerusalem, the capital city.

The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי Ein Laban is the closest. נווה פריצקי Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

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

Jerusalem was a sought-after tourist destination due to its glorious past. נווה פריצקי Elkin declared that, in the present in addition to its historic treasures, it also incorporates modern tourists. “The launch of the tunnel project [is] another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. The tunnel transforms the city into an attractive destination for tourists of all types of audience in Israel, and worldwide.” 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 in the creation innovative activities and ventures that tie the glorious past of Jerusalem to the future. נווה פריצקי I invite all cyclists to take a trip and enjoy the contemporary, well-maintained road which overlooks Old Jerusalem.

A total of NIS 25 million were earmarked in the project. It was budgeted by Elkin’s ministry The Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality, the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, as well as the work done by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stated that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the dream to redefine the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel connecting to Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing bicycle paths and the ones that will be paved within its areas. It’s designed to promote biking among its residents and promote the green movement in the capital.”

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the late 1990s to relocate the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek It is situated west of the city and is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel. It includes the fifth water line, which connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the vision to change the way transportation is thought of across Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
To make the tunnel usable to the public all year round the work includes road construction, as well as installation of blowers.

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