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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, is opened as part a 42-kilometer cycle route that runs through the capital.
The tunnel is located along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza path. Its southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban and its northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a mile from the Kerem junction.
נווה פריצקי The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon as well as a multitude of cyclists were also in attendance.
“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive city for tourists due to its rich past. Elkin said that apart from its historic treasures and modern amenities, tourism has also been integrated into the Jerusalem city. “The opening of this tunnel project is a further part of the expansion of the city of Jerusalem and its transformation into an attractive city that is attractive to all types of audiences in Israel as well as around the world.”
Elkin, who heads the project together with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in Jerusalem’s tourism development and in the creation innovative activities and ventures that tie the glory historical past of Jerusalem to its future. I would like to invite cyclists to join us and take a ride along an up-to-date and well-maintained cycling route that offers a view of the unique nature of Old Jerusalem.”
נווה פריצקי http://74novosti.ru/user/neve.paritzkihddv317CC/ https://ccm.net/profile/user/neve.paritzkiynig647cc Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
Elkin said, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be the central tool for achieving our dream to change the notion of transportation in Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי “The tunnel, which is being constructed to connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and ones that are paved in its areas. The goal is to encourage biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green revolution in transport in Jerusalem.”
The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 1990s to create a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel which also includes the fifth line of water that runs to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.
“The Kerem tunnel project is central to realizing the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transportation system. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Present work includes road construction, installation blowers and sophisticated safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is secure to use during the entire year.
The Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreational areas, like Ein Kerem, a neighborhood that includes a biblical zoo and aquarium and also the ancient natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.