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The Kerem Tunnel, the first bicycle tunnel in Israel was opened in the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem, the capital city.
נווה פריצקי https://notes.io/qfn5f The tunnel runs along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Motza route. The tunnel’s southern entrance is beneath Ein Laban in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי The northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem.
The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel was officially opened during a celebration held on Thursday that was attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin, Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov as well as hundreds of cyclists.
Jerusalem’s glorious past was a reason for it to be an extremely popular tourist attraction during the time of its glory. Elkin explained that the modern tourism industry is an integral part of Jerusalem’s historic treasures and also incorporates modern tourism. “The inauguration[of] the tunnel project is a different element of the progress of Jerusalem and it’s transformation into an attractive tourism destination for all throughout Israel as well as around the world.
Elkin the minister whose ministry as well as the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year to develop all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and the design and operation of innovative attractions, ventures , and other attractions that link the rich history of our eternal city to its future”. I invite the cycling community to ride a secure and modern-day route that takes you through Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 for the project. The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stated that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is the central instrument to achieve the vision to change the way we think about transport throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel that connects to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing bicycle paths and the ones that will be paved within its neighborhoods. The goal is to encourage biking among its residents and promote the green revolution in transport in the capital.”
In the 1990s, in the 1990s, Kerem Tunnel was excavated to move the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. נווה פריצקי It is now utilized for infrastructure purposes. It houses the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.
https://canvas.instructure.com/eportfolios/1477618/Home/Neve_Paritzki_Israel_Celebrates_Record_Breaking_Tourism_Entry_Numbers__United_States “The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the vision to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The current projects include road construction, installation blowers and sophisticated safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is safe to use all year.
It is also possible to use the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical zoo, aquarium and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.