The Kerem Tunnel offers a unique adventure in hiking and riding for the benefit of
In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem’s capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.
The tunnel connects the path between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entrance, Nahal Ein Kerem, is approximately half a mile away from the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was inaugurated during a celebration held on Thursday that was attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’evElkin, Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.
Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction because of its rich history. Today, apart from its historical treasures it also has modern tourism.” נווה פריצקי Elkin said. “The opening of this tunnel project is yet another milestone in the advancement of Jerusalem as a tourism destination for all kinds of people from Israel as well as around the world.”
Elkin his ministry, which together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the improvement of the tourism industry in Jerusalem and the development of innovative attractions and ventures that connect the glorious historical past of our capital city’s eternal past to the future of Jerusalem… I encourage cyclists to come and enjoy an up-to-date and well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the special landscape of Old Jerusalem.”
נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 to the project. נווה פריצקי Work was performed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stressed, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be a central instrument in achieving our goal to change the concept transportation throughout Jerusalem.” https://avilaweaver07.livejournal.com/profile “The new tunnel will connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path. נווה פריצקי It will be connected to the many cycle paths already within the city. These will be paved throughout the city’s various areas. https://anotepad.com/notes/6qpmhhxm The objective is to promote cycling among residents of Jerusalem.
The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in 1990 in order to transfer the main sewer from Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. This plant is west of Sorek and is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transportation model. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
To make the tunnel usable to the public all year round The works comprise road construction as well as the installation of blowers.
Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo , as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי