The Kerem Tunnel allows for a an experience that is unique in terms of hiking and riding.
נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.
https://pastelink.net/xoxmawr8 The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban and its northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer close to the 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 city for tourists due to its rich past. Today, apart from its rich history it also has modern-day tourism.” https://americanhomeandgardenexchange.com/members/neve-paritzkijyic870cc/activity/650573/ Elkin said. http://budtrader.com/arcade/members/neve-paritzkijopg616bb/activity/297691/ “The opening of the tunnel project is a different aspect of the growth of Jerusalem as well as it’s transformation into an attractive tourist destination for all types in Israel as well as around the world.
Elkin’s ministry, which was responsible for the project along alongside Jerusalem Municipality, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds and millions of shekels every year in all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism, and also in the creation of innovative attractions and ventures, that link the amazing historical time of our capital city with the future.” נווה פריצקי I invite the cycling community to take a relaxing and modern-day route that takes you through Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project was a crucial element in achieving the dream of changing the concept for transportation throughout Jerusalem. “The new tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes in the city as well as those that will be constructed within the various neighborhoods. It is designed to encourage bicycling among its residents, and promote a green transportation revolution in Jerusalem.”
https://notes.io/qdSZj The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the late 1990s to relocate the main sewer line from the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek The Sorek Tunnel is located west of the city and is currently being used as an infrastructure tunnel. It includes the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem of the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem tunnel is a crucial tool for achieving the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transport system. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
The work currently in progress includes road construction, the installation of blowers, as well as advanced electrical and safety systems, to make the tunnel safe for pedestrians to travel through at all times of the year.
The Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreation areas, for instance Ein Kerem, a neighborhood that includes a biblical aquarium and zoo, and historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.