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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was opened as part the 42-kilometer cycle route which circles the capital.
The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about one kilometer away from the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially inaugurated by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister ZeevElkin. נווה פריצקי The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov, Gihon Water Company chairman, as well as many cyclists.
נווה פריצקי Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction due to its rich past. Elkin stated that the current tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem’s historical treasures and is also a part of modern-day tourism. https://www.indiegogo.com/individuals/30500108/ https://ccm.net/profile/user/neve.paritzkihcfm901bb https://www.ted.com/profiles/38852743 “The opening of the tunnel is an additional element of the progress of Jerusalem as well as it’s transformation into an attractive tourist destination for everyone across Israel as well as around the world.
Elkin, whose ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development all aspects Jerusalem’s tourists and in the creation and operation of new attractions, ventures and attractions which connect the rich past of Jerusalem’s eternal city to its future”. נווה פריצקי I encourage cyclists to take advantage of a the modern, well-maintained cycle route, which overlooks the stunning nature of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
Elkin stated the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is a central tool to realize the vision to transform the concept of transport in Jerusalem.” “The tunnel, which is connected to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing bike paths in the city and the ones that will be laid throughout the city’s neighborhoods in the hope of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors, and also encouraging the green revolution of transportation in the capital city.”
The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the late 1990s to relocate the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek The Sorek Tunnel is located just west of the city. It is currently being used as an infrastructure tunnel. It also includes the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the dream of changing Jerusalem’s transportation model. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The current works include road construction, the installation of blowers and advanced security and electrical systems to make the tunnel safe for the public to pass through at all times of the year.
The Kerem Tunnel provides access to unique recreation locations, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo , as well as the natural springs of historical significance Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי