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The Kerem Tunnel offers a unique riding and hiking experience for the benefit of
The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel in Israel and was officially opened in the year 2000 as part the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around the capital.

The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance can be found in Refaim Park below Ein Laban. While the northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem about half a km from the Kerem junction.


The opening ceremony of the tunnel which measures 2.1 kilometers long took place in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) as well as a plethora of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction due to its rich history. In the present, in addition to its rich history the city also offers modern tourism.” Elkin said. “The inauguration of this tunnel is another element of the development of Jerusalem. It makes Jerusalem an attractive destination for tourists of every kind of person in Israel and around the world.”

Elkin his ministry, which together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, stated that the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year to develop all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and the development of new activities and ventures that connect the rich history of our eternal capital to the future of Jerusalem… נווה פריצקי I encourage you to take your bicycles along a beautiful maintained, well-maintained path that looks out over Old Jerusalem.

The project was financed by the Elkin’s department and the Tourism Ministry. https://mooc.elte.hu/eportfolios/1131730/Home/Neve_Paritzki_Israel_is_celebrating_recordbreaking_Tourism_Entry_Numbers_from_the_United_States נווה פריצקי It also included the budgets for the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. https://americanhomeandgardenexchange.com/members/neve-paritzkircbo162cc/activity/661270/ The work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the idea to alter the concept and 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 within the city. These will be paved throughout the city’s diverse areas. The aim is to encourage cycling among residents of the city.

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

https://app.web-coms.com/members/neve-paritzkiifww098cc/activity/1859348/ “The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the dream of changing the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
The current works include road construction, installation blowers, and advanced security systems to ensure the tunnel is secure for everyone to use throughout the year.

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