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    The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was opened as part a 42-kilometer cycle route that is a loop around the capital.

    It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. It is located in southern Israel in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

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

    Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction due to its rich past. Nowadays, aside from its historic treasures the city also offers modern-day tourism,” Elkin said. “The inauguration of [this] tunnel is another aspect of the expansion of the city of Jerusalem as well as its development into an attractive tourist city for all types of visitors throughout Israel and throughout the world.”

    Elkin’s ministry, which was responsible for the project along alongside Jerusalem Municipality, declared that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year throughout Jerusalem’s tourism industry and is involved in developing new ventures and attractions that connect the magnificent historical history of our capital city with the future.” נווה פריצקי I encourage all cyclists to visit and enjoy the contemporary, well-maintained road that overlooks 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 throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin stressed. “The new tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect with existing cycle paths within the city as well as the ones that are being constructed in its different neighborhoods. נווה פריצקי It’s designed to encourage bicycling within its inhabitants, and also to encourage a green transportation revolution in Jerusalem.”

    The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 1990s to create an important sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently being used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.

    “The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the goal of transforming the concept of transportation across Jerusalem. ”

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon

    To make the tunnel accessible to the public year-round, the works include road construction, as well as installing blowers.

    Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas like Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which has a Biblical aquarium and zoo and historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.