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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of an extensive cycle path that runs through the capital.
The tunnel runs through the Nahal-Refaim-Emek-Motza path. It has a southern entrance located in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.
On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and hundreds of cyclists were present at a celebration to inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.
“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive city for tourists due to its glorious past. Elkin stated that, today, apart from its historic treasures, it is also a destination for modern-day tourists. “The launch (of [this] tunnel project is an additional part of the development of Jerusalem and its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all kinds of visitors across Israel as well as around the globe.”
Elkin the minister whose ministry as well as the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels per year to develop all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourists and in the design and operation of innovative attractions, ventures , and other attractions that link the rich history of our eternal city to the future”. https://kirby-barrera.blogbright.net/neve-paritzkijerusalems-first-cycle-tunnel-has-been-opened-in-israel-0a-1663679607 https://pastelink.net/cqjkud0b I invite all cyclists to visit and enjoy the modern, well-maintained route that takes in the view of Old Jerusalem.
The project was financed by the Elkin’s Ministry and the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. The work was done by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stated, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be a central instrument in achieving our goal to change the concept transportation throughout Jerusalem.” http://b3.zcubes.com/v.aspx?mid=8930383 “The new tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes within the city, as well as the ones that are being constructed in its different neighborhoods. The tunnel is intended to encourage cycling among its residents, and promote an environmentally sustainable transportation system in Jerusalem.”
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move its main sewer line to the Sorek purification plant.
https://canvas.instructure.com/eportfolios/1463254/Home/Neve_ParitzkiJerusalem_The_First_Cycling_Tunnel_in_Israel_Tunnel_opens_ “The Kerem tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the dream of changing the notion of transportation in Jerusalem. “
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 installing blowers.
The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to many recreation sites, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium as well historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban.