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As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

The tunnel links Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. It is located in southern Israel within Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman and hundreds of cyclists attended a ceremony to mark the opening of the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

Jerusalem’s rich past was the main reason that it was a popular tourist destination during the time of its glory. Elkin stated that, in addition to its historical treasures the modern tourist industry is included in the Jerusalem city. “The inauguration[of] the tunnel is an additional element of the progress of Jerusalem as well as its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all types throughout Israel and the world.

נווה פריצקי Elkin is the project’s director. project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in Jerusalem’s tourism development and the development of innovative tourist attractions and ventures that connect the rich history of Jerusalem to the future. I encourage you to take your bicycles along a stunning and well-maintained road that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

The project was financed by the Elkin’s department and the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. נווה פריצקי The work was completed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stressed the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the goal to redefine the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel connecting to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and the ones that will be paved within its areas. It is intended to promote biking among its residents and promote the green revolution in transport in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 1990s to create the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is now being used as an infrastructure Tunnel which includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem via the Mekorot water corporation. נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the dream of changing the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction and installation, as well as blowers, modern safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part of the present work. The tunnel is safe for the public to use throughout the year. It is also possible to use the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical aquarium, zoo and Ein Kerem neighborhood.