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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique riding experience and hiking experience that is to be loved by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel is now open as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city.

The tunnel is located along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Motza path. The tunnel’s southern entry point can be found within Refaim Park below Ein Laban. While the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem about half one kilometer away from the Kerem junction.

On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and hundreds of cyclists attended a ceremony to inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length. Jerusalem was once a major tourist attraction due to its rich history. Elkin stated that, in addition to its historical treasures, modern tourism is also included in Jerusalem’s city. “The launch of the tunnel project is another part of the development of the city of Jerusalem as well as its development into a desirable tourist destination for all kinds of visitors throughout Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin who is in charge of the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the city’s tourism growth and the development of innovative tourist attractions and ventures that connect the rich history of Jerusalem to its future. I encourage cyclists to visit and enjoy the modern and well-maintained cycle route that takes in the unique scenery of Old Jerusalem.”

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality, and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project.

Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an crucial tool to realize the vision to transform the idea of transport in Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי “The new tunnel that connects to Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and the ones that will be paved within the neighborhoods. It’s designed to encourage biking among its residents and promote the green movement in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 1990s to create the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. נווה פריצקי It is now being used as an infrastructure tunnel which includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem via the Mekorot water corporation.

“The Kerem tunnel project is crucial to realize the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Current projects include road construction, installation blowers, as well as advanced security systems to ensure the tunnel is safe for everyone to use throughout the year.

The Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo , as well as the natural springs of historical significance Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי