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The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was constructed as a part of an extensive cycle path that circles the capital.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי The tunnel runs along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Motza route. Its southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer close to the Kerem junction.

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 and a plethora of other cyclists also attended.

Jerusalem was once very sought-after tourist destination due to its historic past. Nowadays, aside from its historical treasures it also has modern tourism.” Elkin said. “The launch of the tunnel project is another part of the development of Jerusalem as a city. נווה פריצקי Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist destination for all kinds of audiences in Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin his ministry, which spearheaded the project along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry has invested hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism as well as in creating new attractions and ventures that connect the stunning historic past with the future of Jerusalem. I would like to invite cyclists to ride a secure and modern-day route that takes the cyclist through Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25 million for the project. The work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project was a important tool to realize the vision of altering the way of transport throughout Jerusalem. “The tunnel is set to connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will link to the numerous bicycle paths that are already in the city. They will be laid throughout the city’s various areas. The goal is to encourage cyclists in the city.

The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to transfer its main sewer line towards the Sorek purification plant.

נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel project is essential to achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Construction of roads installation, blowers, sophisticated safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the present construction. The tunnel will be safe for people to use all season. There is also the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.