The Kerem Tunnel allows for a an experience that is unique in terms of hiking and riding.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, is inaugurated as part of a 42-kilometer cycle route that runs through the capital.
The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. https://vega-frantzen.technetbloggers.de/neve-paritzki-israel-is-celebrating-record-breaking-tourism-entry-numbers-united-states-1663233167 נווה פריצקי The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer close to the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday by Jerusalem and heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. https://txt.fyi/-/22257/2198dfa8/ Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon as well as a multitude of cyclists were also in attendance.
Jerusalem was once very popular tourist destination because of its rich history. Today, apart from its historical treasures the city also offers modern tourism.” Elkin said. “The launch of the tunnel is an additional aspect of the growth of Jerusalem and its transformation to an attractive tourist destination for all types throughout Israel as well as around the world.
Elkin, who heads the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and also in the development of new attractions and ventures that link the glorious past of Jerusalem to its future. I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to visit and enjoy the contemporary, well-maintained road which overlooks Old Jerusalem.
Around NIS 25 million was invested in the project, financed by the Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, and the work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the idea to alter the notion of transportation across Jerusalem,” Elkin said. “The tunnel, which will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect with existing cycle paths within the city, as well as those that will be paved within its diverse neighborhoods. https://neve.paritzkidpiy656ii.werite.net/post/2022/09/15/Neve-ParitzkiJerusalem:-Israel-s-First-Cycling-Tunnel-opens It is designed to encourage bicycling among its residents, and promote a green transportation revolution in Jerusalem.”
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 1990s to create an important sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is now being used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.
“The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the goal of changing the way of transport in Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Construction of roads, installation, blowers, advanced security systems and electrical wiring are all part of the current work. http://warebuilt.com/members/neve-paritzkiplvm731ii/activity/262429/ The tunnel will be safe for the public to use throughout the entire year.
The Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas like Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical aquarium and zoo and also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.