The Kerem Tunnel offers an unforgettable hike and riding experience for the advantage of
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel's first bike tunnel, opened as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycle route is located around Jerusalem.

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

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze'ev Elkin as well as Mayor Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon, and hundreds other cyclists were also in attendance.

Jerusalem was a sought-after tourist destination because of its rich historical. Elkin said that the present tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem's historic treasures and is also a part of modern-day tourism. "The opening of the tunnel is an additional element of the progress of Jerusalem as well as its transformation to an attractive tourist destination for all types in Israel as well as around the world.

Elkin, whose ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality's ministry "invests hundreds of millions of shekels annually in the development all aspects Jerusalem's tourists and in the design and operation of innovative attractions, ventures , and other attractions which connect the rich past of Jerusalem's eternal city to its future". I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to come and take a ride along the contemporary, well-maintained road that takes in the view of Old Jerusalem.

Elkin's ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project. "The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the goal to transform the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem," Elkin said. "The tunnel is set to connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will link to the numerous cycling routes that exist within the city. These will be paved in its numerous neighborhoods. The aim is to encourage cyclists in the city. The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is now being utilized as an infrastructure tunnel which also includes the fifth line of water to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.

"The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the vision of transforming the concept of transportation all over Jerusalem. "
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Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
Construction of roads installation, blowers, advanced safety systems and electrical wiring are all part and parcel of the current works. The tunnel is safe for the public to use throughout the year.

There is also 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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