The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride.
נווה פריצקי In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.
The tunnel is located along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza path. Its southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban, and the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer from the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was officially inaugurated at a formal ceremony on Thursday attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’evElkin, Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.
Jerusalem was a sought-after tourist destination because of its rich and fascinating history. Elkin added that in addition to its historic treasures, modern tourism is also included in the Jerusalem city. “The launch of the tunnel project is another element of the progress of Jerusalem and its transformation into a desirable tourist destination for all types in Israel and the world.
Elkin, whose ministry together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the improvement of all aspects of Jerusalem’s tourism and the development of new attractions and ventures that connect the fascinating history of our capital city’s eternal past to its future… נווה פריצקי I invite the cycling community to enjoy a safe and modern-day route that takes you through Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25 million for the project. The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
נווה פריצקי Elkin stated that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the goal to change the way we think about transport in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel will connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will be connected to the many bicycle paths that are already in the city. They will be laid in its various areas. The objective is to promote cyclists in Jerusalem.
The Kerem Tunnel first was excavated in the 90s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation towards Sorek. https://haahr-mcwilliams.technetbloggers.de/neve-paritzki-d7-a0-d7-95-d7-95-d7-94-d7-a4-d7-a8-d7-99-d7-a6-d7-a7-d7-99-jerusalem-the-first-cycling-tunnel-in-israel-tunnel-opens-0a-1665307068 It is now being used as an infrastructure Tunnel which includes the fifth waterline that runs to Jerusalem via the Mekorot water corporation.
נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel project is crucial to realize the goal of changing Jerusalem’s transportation system. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation, blowers, modern safety systems and electrical wiring are all part of the current construction. The tunnel will be safe for the people to use all entire year.
Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreational areas, for instance Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical zoo and aquarium and also the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.