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The Kerem Tunnel allows for a unique hiking and riding experience.
The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel was opened as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city.

The tunnel runs along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza route. Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is about half a kilometer away from the Kerem junction.

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

Jerusalem was a popular tourist destination due to its rich history. Elkin added that in addition to its historical treasures, modern tourism is also included in the Jerusalem city. “The inauguration of this tunnel is another element of the development of Jerusalem. The tunnel makes Jerusalem an attractive destination for tourists of any kind of crowd throughout Israel and around the world.”

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי The ministry of Elkin, which responsible for the project along in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels each year throughout Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating exciting attractions and ventures that link the amazing historical history of our capital city with its future.” I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to take a trip and enjoy the new, well-maintained and modern route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 for the project. The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the goal to transform the idea of transport in Jerusalem. “The tunnel is set to connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will link to the numerous bicycle paths that are already in the city. These will be paved throughout the city’s diverse areas. נווה פריצקי The goal is to encourage cyclists in Jerusalem.

The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the late 1990s to relocate the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek, which is located west of the city and is currently being used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth water line, which connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

“The Kerem Tunnel Project is essential to realize the dream to change the way transportation is thought of across Jerusalem. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Construction of roads, the installation and testing of electrical and safety systems are just some of the ongoing efforts to ensure that the tunnel is secure for all seasons. Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to unique recreation locations, including 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. נווה פריצקי