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The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride. The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest bicycle tunnel, has been constructed as a part of the 42-kilometer cycle route which runs through the capital.

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

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

נווה פריצקי Jerusalem was a sought-after tourist destination due to its glorious historical. נווה פריצקי Elkin said that today aside from its historic treasures, it also incorporates modern tourists. נווה פריצקי “The inauguration of [this] tunnel is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem as well as its development into a desirable city that is attractive to all types of people in Israel and around the world.”

Elkin who’s ministry in charge of the project with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the city’s tourism development and also in the creation of new ventures and attractions that connect the stunning historic past with the the future of Jerusalem. I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a a well-maintained, modern cycling route overlooking the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.

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

נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin emphasized. “The tunnel is set to connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will link to the numerous bicycle paths that are already within the city. They will be laid in its diverse areas. The aim is to encourage cyclists in Jerusalem.

In the 1990s in the 1990s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to move the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now utilized as an infrastructure tunnel and houses the fifth water line to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the dream of changing the way of transport in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Road construction, installation , and testing of electrical and safety systems are just a few of the ongoing projects to ensure the tunnel is safe for all year.

https:/ The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to unique recreation sites such as the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo and aquarium, and the historical natural springs in Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.