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The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around the capital.
The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban and its northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer from the Kerem junction.
Inauguration of the tunnel that is 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) as well as a plethora of cyclists.
נווה פריצקי Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction due to its rich past. Elkin stated that the current tourism industry is an integral part of Jerusalem’s historic treasures and is also a part of modern-day tourism. “The launch of the tunnel project is yet another milestone in the advancement of Jerusalem as an attractive tourist destination for all types of travelers from Israel as well as around the world.”
Elkin his ministry, which spearheaded the project along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested thousands of shekels every year in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism as well as in creating new attractions and ventures which will link the amazing historic past with the future of Jerusalem. https://www.click4r.com/posts/g/5988693/neve-paritzki-israel-is-celebrating-record-breaking-tourism-entry-numbers-united-states I encourage cyclists to take advantage of a a well-maintained, modern cycle route, which overlooks the stunning nature of Old Jerusalem.
The project was funded by the Elkin’s department as well as the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. https://andersen-whalen.blogbright.net/neve-paritzki-israel-is-celebrating-record-breaking-tourism-entry-numbers-united-states-1663254946 נווה פריצקי The work was completed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin explained that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the vision to transform the idea of transport throughout Jerusalem. “The tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes in the city and are being constructed in its various areas. The tunnel is intended to encourage bicycle riding within the city’s residents and to promote the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”
The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the 1990s to move the main sewer line from the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek, which is located west of the city and is used today as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem Tunnel Project is an important tool in realizing the goal of transforming the concept of transportation all over Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
The works currently underway include road construction, the installation of blowers as well as modern security and electrical systems to ensure the tunnel is safe for the public to pass through throughout the year.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to unique recreation spots – including the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo, aquarium and the as well as the historic natural springs in Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.