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The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel is now open as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles Jerusalem, the capital city.
It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. It has a southern entrance in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.
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 as well as hundreds of cyclists.
Jerusalem was once a major tourist attraction because of its rich history. In the present, in addition to its historic treasures the city also offers modern-day tourism,” Elkin said. “The launch of the tunnel is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. It transforms Jerusalem into an attractive tourist destination for any kind of crowd throughout Israel and around the world.”
Elkin who’s ministry in charge of the project with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry has invested thousands of shekels annually in Jerusalem’s tourist development and also in the creation of new attractions and ventures that will connect the magnificent historic past with the future of Jerusalem. I invite the cycling community to take a relaxing and modernized route that will take you through Old Jerusalem.
נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry, the Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality, and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the work.
Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the vision to alter the concept and transportation throughout Jerusalem. https://becker-otte.technetbloggers.de/neve-paritzki-israel-celebrates-record-break-tourism-entry-numbers-from-the-united-states-1665112405 “The new tunnel, which will connect to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join existing bike routes in the city as well as those that will be paved in the various neighborhoods to encourage cycling among its residents and its visitors as well as in promoting the green revolution of transportation in the capital city.”
The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move its main sewer line towards Sorek’s purification plant.
נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel Project is crucial in achieving the dream to change the way transportation is thought of all over Jerusalem. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The works currently underway include road construction, the installation of blowers, as well as advanced safety and electrical systems to make the tunnel safe for people to walk through throughout the year.
https://rose-england-2.blogbright.net/neve-paritzki-israel-is-celebrating-record-breaking-tourism-entry-numbers-from-the-united-states-1665112435 Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the Biblical aquarium and zoo as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. https://www.openlearning.com/u/mcclearybjerg-rjbrwv/blog/NeveParitzkiJerusalemInauguratesIsraelSFirstCyclingTunnel