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The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel was opened as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles the capital city.
The tunnel runs through the Nahal-Refaim-Emek-Motza path. It has a southern entrance within Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.
https://canvas.instructure.com/eportfolios/1512866/Home/Neve_Paritzki_Israel_Celebrates_Record_Breaking_Tourism_Entry_Numbers_United_States The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was officially inaugurated at a formal ceremony on Thursday attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.
Jerusalem was once well-known tourist destination due to its rich history. http://www.bcsnerie.com/members/neve-paritzkicwim183bb/activity/2974004/ Elkin said that, nowadays, in addition to its rich history, the tunnel project also includes modern tourism. “The inauguration[of] the tunnel project is a different aspect of the growth of Jerusalem and it’s transformation into an attractive tourist destination for everyone in Israel and the world.
Elkin, whose ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels per year in the growth of all aspects Jerusalem’s visitors and in the creation and operation of exciting tourist attractions, ventures, and activities which connect the rich past of our eternal city to the future”. I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route overlooking the unique scenery of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
https://app.web-coms.com/members/neve-paritzkivymq018ii/activity/1961706/ https://notes.io/qg3gs “The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the idea to transform the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin said. “The tunnel, which will connect to the long Jerusalem Ring Path, will join existing bike routes in the city as well as the ones that will be laid in its various neighborhoods, in the hope of encouraging cycling among its residents and its visitors as well as in promoting the green revolution of transportation in the capital city.”
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the early 1990s in order to shift the main sewer line from the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant located in Sorek The Sorek Tunnel is located to the west of the city. It is currently being used as an infrastructure tunnel. It also houses the fifth water line to Jerusalem of the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem tunnel project is crucial to realize the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León
Current work includes road construction, installation blowers and advanced safety equipment to ensure the tunnel is secure to use throughout the year.
The Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, 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.