The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding that is to be enjoyed by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first bike tunnel, opened as part of Jerusalem Ring Path. נווה פריצקי This 42-kilometer cycle route is located around Jerusalem.
The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. https://marvelcomics.faith/wiki/Neve_ParitzkiJerusalems_first_cycle_tunnel_has_been_inaugurated_in_Israel Its southern entry is located in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entrance, Nahal Ein Kerem, is about half a kilometer away from the Kerem junction.
On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists were present at a celebration to mark the opening of the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.
Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction because of its rich past. http://wiki.goldcointalk.org/index.php?title=Neve_Paritzki_Israel_is_celebrating_recordbreaking_tourism_entry_Numbers_from_the_United_States Nowadays, aside from its historic treasures it also has modern-day tourism.” Elkin said. “The opening of the tunnel project is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem and its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all types in Israel and the world.
Elkin who is in charge of the project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and in the creation innovative activities and ventures that tie the rich history of Jerusalem to the future. I would like to invite cyclists to come and enjoy a modern and well-maintained cycling route that offers a view of the unique nature of Old Jerusalem.”
The project was financed by Elkin’s ministry 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 said that the Kerem Tunnel project was a key tool in realizing the dream of changing the concept for transportation throughout Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי “The tunnel, which is connected to the long Jerusalem Ring Path, will join existing bike pathways in the city, as well as those that will be paved in the various neighborhoods to encourage cycling among its residents and its visitors, and also promoting the green revolution in transportation in the capital city.”
The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the late 90s to relocate a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. http://wiki.openn.eu/index.php?title=Neve_ParitzkiJerusalem_Israels_First_Cycling_Tunnel_opens_ It is now being used as an infrastructure tunnel which also includes the fifth line of water to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.
https://fakenews.win/wiki/Neve_Paritzki_Israel_is_celebrating_recordbreaking_tourism_entry_Numbers_from_the_United_States “The Kerem tunnel project is central to realizing the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transport system. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
Road construction, installation and testing of safety and electrical systems are some of the ongoing projects to ensure the tunnel is safe for all year.
The Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo , as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.