Neve ParitzkiJerusalem opens the first Israel-wide cycling tunnel.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel offers an unforgettable hike and riding experience for the benefit of
In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem''s capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

נווה פריצקי The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer from the Kerem junction.

נווה פריצקי The opening ceremony of the tunnel which measures 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze''ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Heritage Minister Ze''ev Elkin Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) along with hundreds of cyclists.

"In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive city for tourists because of its rich history. Elkin stated that, in addition to its historic treasures, modern tourism is also included in the Jerusalem city. "The opening of the tunnel project is a different element of the progress of Jerusalem as well as its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all types in Israel and around the world.

The ministry of Elkin, which also headed the project with Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry "invests hundreds of millions of shekels annually in all aspects of Jerusalem''s tourism and in creating new ventures and attractions that link the amazing historical history of our capital city and the future." I encourage the cycling community to enjoy a safe and modern route that takes you through Old Jerusalem.

Elkin''s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25 million for the project. Work was performed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stressed, "The Kerem Tunnel project will be a central instrument for achieving our dream to change the concept transportation throughout Jerusalem." "The new tunnel that connects to Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing bicycle paths and those that will paved in the neighborhoods. The goal is to promote biking among its residents and promote the green revolution in transport in Jerusalem."

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

"The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the dream of changing the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. "

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
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 season.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas such as Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical aquarium and zoo, and ancient natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.