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The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride.
In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

The tunnel connects the path between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is within Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is just half a kilometer away from the Kerem junction.

נווה פריצקי The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was inaugurated during a celebration held on Thursday that was attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’evElkin, Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov, and a slew of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction due to its rich history. Elkin stated that, today aside from its historical treasures it is also home to modern-day travelers. “The inauguration[of] the tunnel project is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem as well as its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for everyone across Israel and the world.

https://adi.com.ng/members/neve-paritzkiuzjh018cc/activity/1158077/ נווה פריצקי Elkin who is in charge of the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in Jerusalem’s tourism development and in the creation innovative tourist attractions and ventures that connect the glorious past of Jerusalem to the future. נווה פריצקי I would like to invite cyclists to enjoy a safe and modern route that takes the cyclist through Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s Ministry, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 for the project. https://agger-thomassen.technetbloggers.de/neve-paritzki-israel-is-celebrating-record-breaking-tourism-entry-the-numbers-from-the-united-states-1663686562 Work was performed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin said, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be the central tool in achieving our goal to change the way transportation is conducted in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel, which will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect with existing cycle paths within the city, as well as the ones that will be constructed within the various neighborhoods. It is designed to encourage bicycling among its residents, and also to encourage the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”


נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in the year 1990 to relocate the main sewers of Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. This plant is located west of Sorek and is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel.

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the dream to change the way transportation is thought of across Jerusalem. “

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

The Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas like Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical aquarium and zoo and also the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.