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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a an experience that is unique in terms of hiking and riding.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was opened as part the 42-kilometer cycle route which circles the capital.

נווה פריצקי The tunnel runs along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza path. The southern entrance of the tunnel is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister ZeevElkin. The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion Avi Balehnikov, Gihon Water Company chairman, and many cyclists.

Jerusalem was a desirable tourist destination because of its glorious historical. נווה פריצקי Elkin declared that, in the present, apart from its historical treasures it also incorporates modern tourists. נווה פריצקי “The opening of this tunnel project is yet another step in the development of Jerusalem as an ideal tourist destination for all types of tourists from Israel and around the globe.”

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Elkin is the project’s director. project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the city’s tourism growth and in the creation innovative activities and ventures that tie the rich history of Jerusalem to the future. I invite you to ride your bicycles on a scenic and well-maintained road that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin stated, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be a central instrument for realizing our vision to change the concept transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The tunnel, which is connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing cycle paths within the city as well as the ones that will be constructed within the diverse neighborhood. It’s designed to encourage bicycling among its residents, and promote the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”

The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the early 1990s in order to shift 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 used as an infrastructure tunnel that also includes the fifth water line to Jerusalem of the Mekorot water company. “The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the vision to transform Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
In order to make the tunnel accessible to the general public throughout the year The works comprise road construction and installation of blowers.

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