The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride.
https://borg-cramer-3.blogbright.net/neve-paritzkijerusalems-first-cycling-tunnel-inaugurated-in-israel-0a-1663507034 נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycling route surrounds Jerusalem.
The tunnel is located through the Nahal-Refaim-Emek-Motza route. The southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is approximately half a mile away from the Kerem junction.
The tunnel’s official opening ceremony that is 2.1 kilometers long took place in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion and Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) and hundreds more cyclists.
Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction due to its rich history. נווה פריצקי Elkin said that today, apart from its historic treasures, it is also a destination for modern-day tourists. נווה פריצקי “The inauguration of [this] tunnel project is another part of the development of Jerusalem as a city. http://budtrader.com/arcade/members/neve-paritzkisgkd327bb/activity/297378/ https://notes.io/qdSni Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist destination for all kinds of audiences throughout Israel and throughout the world.”
The ministry of Elkin, which also headed the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism, and also in the creation of innovative attractions and ventures, that link the amazing historical past of our eternal capital and its future.” נווה פריצקי I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route overlooking the unique scenery of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministerial, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 to the project. The work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stressed that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to transform the concept of transport throughout Jerusalem.” “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 promote biking among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green movement in Jerusalem.”
The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the early 1990s in order to shift the main sewer line from the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant located in Sorek, which is located just west of the city. It is used today as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth water line to Jerusalem of the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool to realize the vision of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation model. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation , and testing of electrical and safety systems are some of the ongoing works to ensure the tunnel is safe for all seasons.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to a variety of places to relax, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium and also historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban.