The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique ride and hiking experience that should be enjoyed by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel was opened in the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city.
http://warebuilt.com/members/neve-paritzkijfol367cc/activity/264057/ The tunnel links Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי Its southern entrance is located below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי The northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem.
The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel was officially opened at a formal 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.
Jerusalem was once very popular tourist destination because of its historic past. Elkin said that today in addition to its historical treasures it is also home to modern-day travelers. “The launch of the tunnel is another part in the development Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי It transforms the city into an attractive tourist destination for every kind of person throughout Israel as well as around the world.”
Elkin’s ministry, which was also headed the project with Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating new ventures and attractions that link the amazing historical history of our capital city and its future.” I invite all cyclists to take a trip and enjoy the contemporary, well-maintained road that takes in the view of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
Elkin stated the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the vision to transform the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel, which will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect with existing cycle paths in the city and will be paved within its various neighborhoods. It’s designed to encourage bicycle riding within the city’s residents and promote an environmentally sustainable transportation system 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. נווה פריצקי It is currently being utilized as an infrastructure tunnel which includes the fifth waterline that runs to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.
“The Kerem Tunnel Project is essential to realize the dream to change the way transportation is thought of all over Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Road construction installation, blowers, sophisticated safety systems , and electrical wiring are all part of the present works. The tunnel is safe for the people to use all season.
The Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the Biblical aquarium and zoo as well the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.