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As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.
The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי The northern entrance is found in Nahal Ein Kerem.
https://anotepad.com/notes/rw9k2tkh The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin as well as Mayor Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon, chairman of Gihon and a plethora of other cyclists also attended.
“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive city for tourists because of its rich history. Elkin said that today, apart from its historic treasures, it is also home to modern-day travelers. נווה פריצקי “The inauguration of [this] tunnel is another aspect of the expansion of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem and its transformation into a dazzling city that is attractive to all types of visitors in Israel and throughout the globe.”
נווה פריצקי Elkin who is in charge of the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the city’s tourism growth and in the creation innovative tourist attractions and ventures that connect the rich history of Jerusalem to its future. I encourage cyclists to join us and take a ride along an up-to-date and well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the special scenery of Old Jerusalem.”
Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 for the project. נווה פריצקי The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stressed the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the goal to change the way we think about transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The tunnel, which is connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes within the city as well as those that will be paved within its various neighborhoods. It is designed to encourage bicycle riding within the city’s residents and also to encourage a green transportation revolution in Jerusalem.”
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 via the Mekorot water corporation.
“The Kerem tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The current projects include road construction, installation blowers, as well as advanced safety equipment to ensure the tunnel is secure for everyone to use throughout the year.
Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo , as well as the natural springs of historical significance Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי