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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path. נווה פריצקי This 42-kilometer cycle path surrounds Jerusalem.
The tunnel links the paths between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי The southern entrance of the tunnel is beneath Ein Laban in Refaim Park. https://lessontoday.com/profile/neve-paritzkiupls683cc/activity/2225603/ The northern entrance can be located in Nahal Ein Kerem.
The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was inaugurated in a ceremony on Thursday attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov as well as hundreds of cyclists.
“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city because of its rich history. Elkin said that apart from its historic treasures the modern tourist industry is integrated into the city of Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי “The launch (of [this] tunnel project is an additional part of the growth of Jerusalem as well as its transformation into a desirable city to visit for all kinds of visitors throughout Israel as well as around the world.”
Elkin’s ministry, which was responsible for the project along with Jerusalem Municipality, declared that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism, and also in the creation of exciting attractions and ventures which connect the glorious historic past of our eternal capital and its future.” I invite the cycling community to enjoy a safe and modernized route that will take you through Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 for the project. The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to transform the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem. Elkin said that the new tunnel will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will join existing bike routes. It will also be paved in its various areas. It will also encourage cycling and promote green transportation in the capital.
In the late 1990s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. נווה פריצקי It is now used as an infrastructure tunnel and also houses the fifth water line to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem Tunnel Project is essential to realize the goal of transforming the concept of transportation all over Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
The current work includes road construction, installation blowers and sophisticated safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is secure for everyone to use all year.
https://mooc.elte.hu/eportfolios/1078010/Home/Neve_ParitzkiJerusalem_is_home_to_Israels_first_bicycle_tunnel_ The Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the Biblical aquarium and zoo as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.