The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique riding experience and hiking experience that should be loved by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was opened as part the 42-kilometer cycle route which circles the capital.
נווה פריצקי The tunnel is located along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza route. Its southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban and its northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a mile close to the Kerem junction.
https://notes.io/qgemD The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin. https://telegra.ph/Neve-Paritzki-Israel-Celebrates-Record-Breaking-Tourism-Entry-Numbers-United-States-10-02 It was also attended by Mayor Moshelion Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company Chairman, and many cyclists.
The city’s rich history was a reason why it was an extremely popular tourist attraction in the past. Elkin explained that the modern tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem’s historic treasures and incorporates modern day tourism. “The launch of the tunnel project is a different aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. The tunnel makes Jerusalem an attractive tourist destination for all types of audience in Israel, and worldwide.”
https:/techplanet.today/post/neve-paritzkithe-first-tunnel-for-cycling-in-israel-opens-in-jerusalem-4 Elkin, whose ministry together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, said the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism in all its aspects and also in the development of innovative activities and ventures that connect the rich history of our eternal capital to the future of Jerusalem… I invite you to ride your bicycles along a stunning and well-maintained road that overlooks Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministerial, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25 million to the project. Work was performed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project was a important tool to realize the dream of changing the concept for transportation throughout Jerusalem. “The new tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes within the city as well as those that will be paved within its diverse neighborhood. The tunnel is intended to encourage bicycling within the city’s residents and promote a green transportation revolution in Jerusalem.”
נווה פריצקי In the 1990s In the 90s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now used for infrastructure purposes and is also home to the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool to realize the vision of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation model. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
To make the tunnel accessible to the public all year round The works comprise road construction as well as the installation of blowers.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to many places to relax, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium, as well as historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban.