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The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel is now open in the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles Jerusalem, the capital city.

The tunnel connects the path between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entry point is located within Refaim Park below Ein Laban. https://www.click4r.com/posts/g/5985779/neve-paritzkithe-first-cycle-tunnel-in-israel-is-inaugurated-in-jerusalem While the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem about half a km from the Kerem junction.

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was inaugurated on Thursday by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin as well as Mayor Moshe Lion. נווה פריצקי Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon, and hundreds other cyclists were also present.

“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city due to its rich past. Elkin explained that the modern tourism industry is an integral part of Jerusalem’s historical treasures and also incorporates modern tourism. “The launch of the tunnel project is yet another stage in the growth of Jerusalem as an attractive tourist destination for all types of people throughout Israel and around the globe.”

http://warebuilt.com/members/neve-paritzkiluto478ii/activity/261750/ Elkin, whose ministry together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, said the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the improvement of the tourism industry in Jerusalem and also in the development of new attractions and ventures that connect the glorious historical past of our eternal capital to its future… https://dingflicka.com/members/neve-paritzkiovef546bb/activity/42150/ I encourage cyclists to take advantage of a a well-maintained, modern cycle route, which overlooks the stunning nature of Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.


Elkin explained that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the goal to transform the idea of transport throughout Jerusalem. “The tunnel, which is connected to the long Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing bike pathways in the city, as well as the ones that will be laid throughout the city’s neighborhoods to encourage cycling among its residents and its visitors, and also in promoting the green revolution in transportation in the capital city.”

The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in the year 1990 to relocate the main sewer from Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. נווה פריצקי This plant is located west of Sorek and is used today as an infrastructure tunnel.

“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation model. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Road construction, installation and testing of safety and electrical systems are some of the ongoing efforts to ensure the tunnel is safe for all seasons.

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