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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first bicycle tunnel, was opened as part of Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycle route is located around Jerusalem.

The tunnel is a link between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban, and the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about one kilometer away close to the Kerem junction. The opening ceremony of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion and Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) as well as a plethora of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction because of its rich past. Elkin stated that, in addition to its historic treasures, modern tourism is also included in Jerusalem’s city. “The launch of the tunnel is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. The tunnel transforms the city into an attractive tourist destination for all types of audience within Israel as well as around the world.”

Elkin his ministry, which responsible for the project, along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry has invested thousands of shekels each year in Jerusalem’s tourist development and also in the creation of new ventures and attractions that connect the stunning historical past with the exciting future of Jerusalem. I invite you to ride your bicycles along a beautiful, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project was a key tool in realizing the dream of shifting the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי “The new tunnel connecting to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and those that will paved in its neighborhoods. It is intended to encourage cycling among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green revolution in transport in the capital.”

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

“The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the vision to transform Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon

To make the tunnel usable to the public year-round The works comprise road construction and installation of blowers. You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.