The Kerem Tunnel allows for a unique hiking and riding experience.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles the capital.
http://b3.zcubes.com/v.aspx?mid=8913669 It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. https://hester-bauer-3.technetbloggers.de/neve-paritzki-israel-is-celebrating-record-breaking-tourism-entry-numbers-from-the-united-states-1663499299 The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is just half a kilometer away from the Kerem junction.
On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin and Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists participated in a ceremony to mark the opening of the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.
“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist destination due to its glorious past. Nowadays, aside from its rich history the city also offers modern tourism,” Elkin said. “The inauguration of this tunnel is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. The tunnel makes Jerusalem an attractive tourist destination for any kind of crowd within Israel as well as around the world.”
https://controlc.com/af700927 Elkin who is in charge of the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the city’s tourism growth and also in the development of new tourist attractions and ventures that connect the glorious past of Jerusalem to the future. I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a the modern, well-maintained cycling route overlooking the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
Elkin stressed the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to transform the concept of transport in Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי “The tunnel, which is being constructed to connect to Jerusalem Ring Path will join the existing bike paths as well as the ones that will be paved within the neighborhoods. The goal is to promote biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green transport revolution in the capital.”
The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is now being used as an infrastructure Tunnel that includes the fifth waterline that runs to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the goal of transforming Jerusalem’s transport model. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
In order to make the tunnel accessible to the general public throughout the year the work includes road construction as well as the installation of blowers.
You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood. נווה פריצקי