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As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entry point can be found within Refaim Park below Ein Laban. While the northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem about half one kilometer from the Kerem junction.

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was inaugurated on Thursday, by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’evElkin and Mayor Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon, chairman of Gihon and a plethora of other cyclists were also present.

Jerusalem was once very well-known tourist destination due to its historic past. Elkin stated that the present as well as its rich history the tunnel construction project encompasses modern day tourism. “The launch of the tunnel project is yet another step in the development of Jerusalem as an ideal tourism destination for all kinds of tourists from Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin who is in charge of the project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in Jerusalem’s tourism development and the development of innovative activities and ventures that tie the rich history of Jerusalem to the future. I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route overlooking the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem. Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality, and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project. Elkin stated the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the vision to change the way we think about transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The tunnel, which is connected to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing bicycle routes in the city as well as the ones that will be laid throughout the city’s neighborhoods in the hope of encouraging cycling among the city’s residents as well as its visitors as well as promoting the green revolution of transportation in Jerusalem.”

In the 1990s in the 1990s, in the 1990s, Kerem Tunnel was excavated to transfer the main sewer line of Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is currently used for infrastructure purposes and also houses the fifth water line to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the vision to change the way of transport in Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation, blowers, modern safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part of the current work. The tunnel is safe for the public to use throughout the season. The Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas like Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which has a Biblical aquarium and zoo, and also the ancient natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.