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    The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel in Israel and was opened as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around Jerusalem, the capital city.

    The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance can be found in Refaim Park below Ein Laban. The northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem about half an hour away from the Kerem junction.

    Inauguration of the tunnel that is 2.1 kilometers long was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) and hundreds more cyclists.

    נווה פריצקי “In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city due to its glorious past. Elkin declared that, in the present aside from its rich history, Jerusalem is also a destination for modern-day tourists. “The inauguration[of] the tunnel is an additional aspect of the growth of Jerusalem and it’s transformation into an attractive tourist destination for all types across Israel and around the world.

    Elkin who’s ministry responsible for the project, along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry has invested hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the city’s tourism development and in the development of new activities and ventures which will link the amazing historical past and future of Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי I invite all cyclists to come and take a ride along the new, well-maintained and modern route that takes in the view of Old Jerusalem.

    The project was financed by Elkin’s ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. The work was completed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

    Elkin stated, “The Kerem Tunnel project is a key instrument for realizing our vision to change the way transportation is conducted in Jerusalem.” “The tunnel, which will connect to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing bicycle paths in the city and the ones that will be laid throughout the city’s neighborhoods in the hope of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors and encouraging the green revolution of transportation in the capital city.”

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

    “The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transportation system. ”

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon

    Road construction and installation, as well as blowers, advanced safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the present work. The tunnel is safe for the people to use all year.

    נווה פריצקי It is also possible to use the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical zoo, aquarium and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.

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