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The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
http://fosterestateplanning.com/members/neve-paritzkiwfsp702ii/activity/291126/ The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was officially opened in the year 2000 as part the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route around the capital.

https://mooc.elte.hu/eportfolios/1110199/Home/Neve_ParitzkiIsraels_first_cycling_tunnel_is_inaugurated_in_Jerusalem_ The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance is located within Refaim Park below Ein Laban. The northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem about half an hour from the Kerem junction.

The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin. It was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company chairman, as well as many cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a very sought-after tourist destination due to its historical past. Elkin explained that today along with its historic treasures, the tunnel project also includes modern tourism. “The inauguration [of] this tunnel is a further stage in the growth of Jerusalem as an attractive tourism destination for all kinds of people in Israel and all over the world.”

Elkin’s ministry, which responsible for the project along alongside Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels annually in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism industry and is involved in developing innovative attractions and ventures, that connect the magnificent historical history of our capital city and the future.” https://pastelink.net/165d7nv9 I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to take a trip and enjoy the modern, well-maintained route which overlooks Old Jerusalem.

A total of NIS 25 million was put into in the project. It was budgeted by Elkin’s ministry The Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, and the work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the idea to transform the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin stressed. http://allamericasb2b.com/members/neve-paritzkiicdk152bb/activity/286051/ נווה פריצקי “The tunnel, which will connect to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing bike routes in the city as well as those that are paved throughout the city’s neighborhoods in the hope of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors as well as promoting the green transportation revolution in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. נווה פריצקי It is now being utilized as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.

נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel is a crucial tool for achieving the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transport system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
In order to make the tunnel accessible to the general public throughout the year the work includes road construction as well as the installing blowers.


The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to a variety of recreation sites, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium and also historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי