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Israel’s first cycling tunnel opens in Jerusalem

Israel's first cycling tunnel opens in Jerusalem

The Kerem Tunnel offers a unique riding and hiking experience for the benefit of the city’s residents and citizens of the entire country. Cyclists inaugurate…

Saturday, Sep 10

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The Kerem Tunnel offers a unique riding and hiking experience for the benefit of the city’s residents and citizens of the entire country.

Cyclists inaugurate the Kerem tunnel The Kerem Tunnel, the first bicycle tunnel in Israel, was inaugurated in Jerusalem on Thursday, in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Jerusalem and Heritage, Ze’ev Elkin, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Moshe Leon, Avi Baleshnikov, Chairman of the Gihon Company, and hundreds of cyclists.

The tunnel project, 2.1 kilometers long, was led by the Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage and the Jerusalem Municipality and carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

"In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city due to its glorious past, today, apart from its historical treasures, it also incorporates modern tourism. The inauguration of the Gihon Tunnel project is another part of the development of the city of Jerusalem and its transformation into an attractive tourist city for all types of audiences in Israel and throughout the world," Minister of Construction and Housing, Jerusalem and Heritage, Ze’ev Elkin said

"The tunnel will also allow the area surrounding Jerusalem to attract visitors and thus strengthen the city’s traditional tourist destinations. The Jerusalem and Heritage Office under my leadership invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development of all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and in the creation of innovative attractions and ventures that connect the glorious historical past of our eternal capital to its future The promising one. I invite cycling enthusiasts to come and enjoy a […]

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