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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique riding experience and hiking experience that should be loved by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest bicycle tunnel, has been opened as part a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles the capital.

It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance within Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the nearest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially opened by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin. נווה פריצקי It was also attended by Mayor Moshelion Avi Balehnikov, Gihon Water Company Chairman, and thousands of cyclists.

Jerusalem was a popular tourist destination due to its glorious historical. Elkin explained that today along with its historical treasures, the tunnel project also encompasses modern day tourism. https://notes.io/qdSbX “The inauguration (of the tunnel) is a further step in the expansion of Jerusalem and it’s transformation into a sought-after city to visit for all kinds of visitors across Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin who’s ministry spearheaded the project along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry had invested hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the city’s tourism development and in the development of new ventures and attractions which will link the amazing historical past with the exciting future of Jerusalem. I would like to invite cyclists to visit and enjoy the modern and well-maintained cycle route that overlooks the special nature of Old Jerusalem.”


Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin stressed, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be a central instrument in achieving our goal to change the way transportation is conducted in Jerusalem.” Elkin said that the new tunnel is connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will join existing bike routes. The tunnel will also be paved in its different neighborhoods. https://www.openlearning.com/u/mouridsenkay-rie3l3/blog/NeveParitzkijerusalemIsTheHomeOfTheWorldSFirstBicycleTunnelInIsrael It will also encourage cycling and promote green transport in Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 1990s to create a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.

“The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the dream of changing the way of transport in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
The work currently in progress includes road construction, the installation of blowers, as well as advanced electrical and safety systems, in order to ensure that the tunnel is secure for pedestrians to travel through all year round.

https://adi.com.ng/members/neve-paritzkigygd157cc/activity/1148336/ The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to numerous recreational sites, such as Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium as well as historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי