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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique ride and hiking experience which is loved by everyone.
As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.
The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance can be found in Refaim Park below Ein Laban. While the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem about half an hour away from the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. נווה פריצקי Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon Chairman of Gihon, and hundreds other cyclists were also present.
Jerusalem was once a major tourist attraction because of its rich past. Elkin stated that the present as well as its historical treasures, the tunnel project also includes modern tourism. “The inauguration[of] the tunnel is an additional element of the progress of Jerusalem and its transformation to an attractive tourist destination for all types in Israel as well as around the world.
The ministry of Elkin, which responsible for the project along alongside Jerusalem Municipality, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels every year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating new ventures and attractions that connect the magnificent historical time of our capital city with the future.” I encourage you to take your bicycles along a beautiful maintained, well-maintained path that looks out over Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the idea to transform the idea of transportation across Jerusalem,” Elkin stressed. “The new tunnel connecting to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing bicycle paths and ones that are paved in its neighborhoods. The goal is to promote biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green revolution in transport in Jerusalem.”
The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s to relocate the main sewer line toward the Sorek purification plant.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool to realize the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transport model. ”
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Present projects include road construction, installation blowers, and sophisticated safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is secure for everyone to use throughout the year.
Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas for instance Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical zoo and aquarium as well as historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.