The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding which is enjoyed by all.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest bicycle tunnel, has been opened as part the 42-kilometer cycle route which is a loop around the capital.
The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. https://brask-gonzalez.federatedjournals.com/neve-paritzki-israel-celebrates-record-breaking-tourism-entry-numbers-united-states-1663479490 Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entrance, Nahal Ein Kerem, is just half a kilometer away from the Nahal Ein Kerem junction.
On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin and Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists attended a ceremony to officially open the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.
“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city due to its glorious past. Elkin said that apart from its rich history and modern amenities, tourism has also been included in the city of Jerusalem. https://shepherd-quinn-3.blogbright.net/neve-paritzkijerusalem-opens-the-first-israel-wide-cycling-tunnel-1663479889 “The opening of this tunnel project is yet another stage in the growth of Jerusalem as a tourist destination for all kinds of people in Israel and around the globe.”
Elkin who is in charge of the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and also in the development of new tourist attractions and ventures that connect the glorious past of Jerusalem to the future. I invite cycling enthusiasts to come and enjoy an up-to-date and well-maintained cycling route that offers a view of the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.”
The project was financed by the Elkin’s department and the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. The project was completed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stressed, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be the central tool for realizing our vision to change the way transportation is conducted in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel will be connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will connect with the various cycle paths already in the city. https://www.openlearning.com/u/buttvestergaard-rie4h7/blog/NeveParitzkiIsraelCelebratesRecordBreakingTouristEntryNumbersFromUsa They will be laid within the diverse neighborhoods. The aim is to encourage cycling among residents of Jerusalem.
The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move an important sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. https://lessontoday.com/profile/neve-paritzkixbkz418bb/activity/2239340/ It is currently being used as an infrastructure Tunnel which also includes the fifth line of water that runs to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.
http://warebuilt.com/members/neve-paritzkifvoj922cc/activity/271095/ “The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the vision to change the way transportation is thought of throughout Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
Current works include road construction, installation blowers and advanced security systems to ensure the tunnel is safe for all to use during the entire year.
The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to special recreation areas which include the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo and aquarium and the historical natural springs of Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.