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The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel, has been inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around Jerusalem, the capital city. The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entry is located in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is approximately half a mile away from the Kerem junction.

The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin. נווה פריצקי The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company chairman, and hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem’s glorious past was a reason for it to be the most visited tourist spot during the time of its glory. Elkin said that apart from its historical treasures the modern tourist industry is incorporated into Jerusalem’s city. נווה פריצקי “The inauguration of [this] tunnel project is another part of the growth of Jerusalem as a city. נווה פריצקי Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist destination for all kinds of audiences throughout Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin is the project’s director. project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and the development of innovative tourist attractions and ventures that connect the glory historical past of Jerusalem to its future. I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a the modern, well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the distinctive nature of Old Jerusalem.

A total of NIS 25 million was earmarked in the project, financed by Elkin’s ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, with the work carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin emphasized. “The tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes within the city as well as those that will be constructed within the diverse areas. It’s designed to encourage cycling within the city’s residents and also to encourage the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.” The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move its main sewer line towards the Sorek purification plant.

“The Kerem tunnel is a crucial tool for achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transport system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Construction of roads installation, blowers, modern security systems and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the current construction. The tunnel is safe for the people to use all entire year.

The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to special recreation areas which include the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo and aquarium and the historical natural springs of Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.