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The Kerem Tunnel offers an unforgettable riding and hiking experience to the benefit of
The Kerem Tunnel is the first bike tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was inaugurated as a part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around the capital.

נווה פריצקי The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entry is located within Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is just half a kilometer away from the Kerem junction.

The tunnel’s official opening ceremony that is 2.1 kilometers long was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) and hundreds more cyclists.

נווה פריצקי Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction due to its rich past. Elkin said that apart from its historical treasures, modern tourism is also incorporated into the city of Jerusalem. “The opening of this tunnel project is a different part in the development Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי The tunnel makes Jerusalem an attractive tourist destination for any kind of crowd throughout Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin’s ministry, which responsible for the project along with Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels each year throughout Jerusalem’s tourism, and also in the creation of new ventures and attractions which connect the glorious historic history of our capital city with its future.” I invite you to ride your bicycles along a beautiful, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin said the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to transform the concept of transport in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel, which will connect to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing bicycle routes in the city as well as those that are paved in its various neighborhoods, in the hope of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors, and also encouraging the green revolution of transportation in the capital city.”

The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s to relocate the main sewer line toward Sorek’s purification plant.

“The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the vision to transform Jerusalem’s transport system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
Current work includes road construction, installation blowers, and advanced security systems to ensure the tunnel is safe for all to use during the entire year.

You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical aquarium, zoo and Ein Kerem neighborhood.