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The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, is constructed as a part of a 42-kilometer cycle route that is a loop around the capital.

It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance located in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the nearest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance. The opening ceremony of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long was held in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion and Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) as well as a plethora of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a well-known tourist destination due to its rich history. Elkin said that today aside from its historic treasures, it is also a destination for modern-day tourists. “The opening of this tunnel project is yet another step in the development of Jerusalem as an ideal tourist destination for all types of travelers from Israel and around the globe.”

Elkin who’s ministry in charge of the project with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested thousands of shekels each year in the city’s tourism development as well as in creating new activities and ventures that will connect the magnificent historical past with the exciting the future of Jerusalem. I invite you to ride your bicycles along a beautiful maintained, well-maintained path that looks out over Old Jerusalem. Around NIS 25 million was invested in the project. It was budgeted by Elkin’s ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality, the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, as well as the work done by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the goal to alter the concept and transportation throughout Jerusalem. “The tunnel is set to connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will be connected to the many cycle paths already within the city. נווה פריצקי The paths will be paved within the various neighborhoods. The objective is to promote cycling among the residents of the city.

The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in 1990 in order to transfer the main sewer 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 is a crucial tool for achieving the vision to transform Jerusalem’s transport system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
To make the tunnel usable to the general public throughout the year The works comprise road construction as well as the installing blowers.

https:/ Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to unique recreation locations, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as well the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.