The Kerem Tunnel is a great place to ride and hike.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was opened as part a 42-kilometer cycle route that runs through the capital.
It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. The tunnel’s southern entrance can be found within Refaim Park below Ein Laban. While the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem about half a km away from the Kerem junction.
Inauguration of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) along with hundreds of cyclists.
Jerusalem was once very popular tourist destination because of its historical past. In the present, in addition to its rich history it also has modern tourism,” Elkin said. https://jonesowens899.livejournal.com/profile “The opening of this tunnel project [is] another element of the development of Jerusalem. The tunnel makes Jerusalem an attractive tourist destination for all types of audience throughout Israel and around the world.”
https://golden-mckinley-2.blogbright.net/neve-paritzki-d7-a0-d7-95-d7-95-d7-94-d7-a4-d7-a8-d7-99-d7-a6-d7-a7-d7-99-jerusalem-opens-the-first-israel-wide-cycling-tunnel-0a-1665105401 Elkin, who heads the project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in Jerusalem’s tourism development and in the creation innovative tourist attractions and ventures that connect the glory historical past of Jerusalem to its future. I invite cyclists to enjoy a well-maintained, modern cycle route, which overlooks the stunning scenery of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality as well as the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. נווה פריצקי The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the project.
Elkin stressed, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be the central tool for achieving our dream to change the notion of transportation in Jerusalem.” https://controlc.com/da77e9c7 “The new tunnel, which is connected to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join existing bike pathways in the city, as well as those that will be paved in the various neighborhoods with the aim of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors and promoting the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem.”
The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 1990s to create a main sewer line for the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth waterline to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water corporation.
“The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the dream of changing the notion of transportation in Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Present work includes road construction, installation blowers, as well as advanced security systems to ensure the tunnel is secure to use during the entire year.
Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreational areas, like Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical aquarium and zoo, and historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי