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    The Kerem Tunnel is the first bike tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles the capital.

    נווה פריצקי It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban, and the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer close to the Kerem junction.

    The tunnel’s official opening ceremony which measures 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) as well as a plethora of cyclists.

    נווה פריצקי “In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist destination due to its rich past. Elkin said that today in addition to its historical treasures it is also home to modern-day travelers. “The opening of this tunnel project is a further part of the growth of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem as well as its development into an attractive city that is attractive to all types of audiences throughout Israel and around the world.”

    Elkin who, through his ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that his ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels annually in the growth of all aspects Jerusalem’s tourists and in the design and operation of exciting attractions, ventures and attractions that link the rich history of our eternal city to the future”. נווה פריצקי I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a the modern, well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the distinctive nature of Old Jerusalem.

    Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the work.

    “The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the vision to transform the idea of transportation across Jerusalem,” Elkin emphasized. נווה פריצקי “The tunnel, which will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing cycle paths within the city, and will be paved within its diverse neighborhood. It is designed to encourage bicycle riding within its inhabitants, and also to encourage an environmentally sustainable transportation system in Jerusalem.”

    The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the late 90s to relocate the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel which also includes the fifth line of water to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.

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

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon

    Construction of roads installation, blowers, sophisticated safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part of the current works. http://www.israelhayom.co.il/mumlazim/article/13057097 The tunnel will be safe for the public to use throughout the season.

    The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to unique recreation spots – including the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo and aquarium along with the historic natural springs of Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.