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The Kerem Tunnel is the first bike tunnel in Israel and was officially opened in the year 2000 as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route around Jerusalem, the capital city.
נווה פריצקי The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a mile close to the Kerem junction.
Inauguration of the tunnel which measures 2.1 kilometers long took place in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) and hundreds more cyclists.
Jerusalem was a sought-after tourist destination because of its glorious past. Elkin said that, the present, in addition to its historical treasures, the tunnel project also includes modern tourism. “The inauguration of this tunnel project [is] another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. It transforms the city into an attractive destination for tourists of any kind of crowd within Israel, and worldwide.”
https://www.authorstream.com/neve.paritzkivmbb561bb/ Elkin his ministry, which together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, explained that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the improvement of the tourism industry in Jerusalem and in the creation of new tourist attractions and ventures that link the glorious historical past of our eternal capital to the future of Jerusalem… I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route that overlooks the distinctive landscape of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
נווה פריצקי Elkin said, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be the central tool in achieving our goal to change the way transportation is conducted in Jerusalem.” Elkin stated that the new tunnel is connected to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will join existing bike routes. It will also be paved throughout its various neighborhoods. It will also increase cycling and encourage green transportation in the capital.
http://mc-dqm4.xii.jp/index.php?neve.paritzkisspk291bb The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in 1990 to move the main sewer of Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. נווה פריצקי This plant is located west of Sorek and is used today as an infrastructure tunnel.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool to realize the dream of changing Jerusalem’s transportation model. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
The works currently underway include road construction, the installation of blowers as well as modern security and electrical systems in order to ensure that the tunnel is secure for people to walk through throughout the year.
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 and Ein Haniyeh.