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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a the most unique riding and hiking experience.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was constructed as a part of an extensive cycle path that runs through the capital.

It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי It is located in southern Israel in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the nearest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

Inauguration of the tunnel which measures 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion and Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) and hundreds more cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction because of its rich history. Today, apart from its historic treasures the city also offers modern tourism.” Elkin said. “The inauguration of [this] tunnel is another aspect of the growth of the city of Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist city for all types of audiences in Israel as well as around the globe.”

נווה פריצקי Elkin the minister whose ministry as well as the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels each year in the development all aspects Jerusalem’s tourism and the design and operation of exciting attractions, ventures , and other attractions which connect the rich past of Jerusalem’s eternal city to the future”. I invite the cycling community to take a relaxing and modern route that takes you through Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality, and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project. Elkin said the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to transform the concept of transport throughout Jerusalem.” Elkin stated that the new tunnel connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike paths. The tunnel will also be paved in its various areas. It will also help cyclists and promote green transportation in the capital.

The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the late 1990s to relocate the main sewer line from the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant located in Sorek The Sorek Tunnel is located just west of the city. It is currently being used as an infrastructure tunnel. It includes the fifth water line, which connects to Jerusalem of the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the goal of transforming Jerusalem’s transport model. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The current work includes road construction, installation blowers and sophisticated safety equipment to ensure the tunnel is secure for everyone to use during the entire year.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, a neighborhood that includes a biblical aquarium and zoo, and also the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.