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The Kerem Tunnel offers a unique adventure in hiking and riding for the enjoyment of
As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. It is located in southern Israel in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. 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 The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company chairman, and hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a major tourist attraction because of its rich history. נווה פריצקי Elkin said that today in addition to its rich history, Jerusalem also incorporates modern tourists. “The opening of this tunnel project [is] another part in the development Jerusalem. It transforms the city into an attractive destination for tourists of every kind of person within Israel and around the world.”

Elkin his ministry, which together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, explained that the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development of the tourism industry in Jerusalem and also in the development of exciting tourist attractions and ventures that link the glorious historical past of our capital city’s eternal past to the future of Jerusalem… נווה פריצקי I would like to invite cyclists to ride a secure and modern route that takes the cyclist through Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s Ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the idea to alter the concept and transport in Jerusalem. “The tunnel, which is being constructed to connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and those that will paved in its neighborhoods. נווה פריצקי The goal is to encourage biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green transport revolution in the capital.”

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

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the dream of transforming the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
To make the tunnel usable to the general public throughout the year The works comprise road construction, as well as installation of blowers.

You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation spots, including Ein Kerem, the Biblical aquarium, zoo and Ein Kerem neighborhood.