The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding that should be loved by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of the 42-kilometer cycle route which is a loop around the capital.
The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban and its northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a mile from the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister ZeevElkin. It was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company Chairman, as well as many cyclists.
Jerusalem was once a major tourist attraction due to its rich past. Elkin explained that nowadays as well as its historical treasures the tunnel construction project incorporates modern-day tourism. https://forum.cs-cart.com/user/558486-neveparitzkidkll226bb/ “The opening of this tunnel project is a further part of the development of the city of Jerusalem and its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all kinds of visitors throughout Israel and around the globe.”
Elkin, who heads the project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and also in the development of new tourist attractions and ventures that connect the rich history of Jerusalem to the future. I invite all cyclists to come and take a ride along the modern, well-maintained route which overlooks Old Jerusalem.
Around NIS 25 million were earmarked in the project, budgeted by the Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality as well as the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, as well as the work done by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin said that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the dream to transform the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” Elkin explained that the proposed tunnel is connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike routes. The tunnel will also be made paved in its different neighborhoods. It will also encourage cycling and promote green transport in Jerusalem.
The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in the year 1990 to relocate the main sewer of Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. נווה פריצקי This plant is located west of Sorek and is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel.
נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the goal of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation model. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
In order to make the tunnel accessible to the public year-round The works comprise road construction, as well as installation of blowers.
The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to numerous recreation sites, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium, and also historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי