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Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel offers a unique riding and hiking experience for the enjoyment of
As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem’s capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated. The tunnel is a link between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is about half a kilometer away from the Nahal Ein Kerem junction.

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was opened on Thursday by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin as well as Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon, chairman of Gihon as well as a multitude of cyclists also attended.

Jerusalem was once sought-after tourist destination due to its rich history. Today, apart from its historic treasures, it also incorporates modern-day tourism.” נווה פריצקי Elkin said. “The opening of the tunnel project is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem as well as its transformation to an attractive tourist destination for all types throughout Israel and the world. Elkin his ministry, which in charge of the project with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry had invested thousands of shekels annually in the city’s tourism development and also in the creation of new activities and ventures that will connect the magnificent historic past with the future of Jerusalem. I encourage you to take your bicycles along a beautiful, well-maintained route that overlooks 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 that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to change the way we think about transport in Jerusalem.” Elkin explained that the proposed tunnel connects to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike paths. The tunnel will also be made paved in its different areas. This will help cyclists and promote green transportation in the capital.

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to transfer its main sewer line towards the Sorek purification plant.

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

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
Road construction, installation , and testing of electrical and safety systems are some of the ongoing projects to ensure that the tunnel is secure throughout the year.

The Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as well as the natural springs of historical significance Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.