The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycle route is located around Jerusalem.
https://haahr-mcwilliams.technetbloggers.de/neve-paritzki-d7-a0-d7-95-d7-95-d7-94-d7-a4-d7-a8-d7-99-d7-a6-d7-a7-d7-99-the-first-tunnel-for-cycling-in-israel-opens-in-jerusalem-0a-1665270820 The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem, about one kilometer away close to the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday by Jerusalem and heritage minister Ze’evElkin and Mayor Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon and a plethora of other cyclists also attended.
Jerusalem was once very sought-after tourist destination due to its historic past. In the present, in addition to its rich history the city also offers modern-day tourism.” Elkin said. “The opening of the tunnel project is a different element of the progress of Jerusalem as well as it’s transformation into an attractive tourist destination for all types across Israel as well as around the world.
Elkin the minister whose ministry as well as the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels each year in the development all aspects Jerusalem’s tourists and in the design and operation of innovative tourist attractions, ventures, and activities which connect the rich past of Jerusalem’s eternal city to the future”. https://canvas.instructure.com/eportfolios/1519678/Home/Neve_Paritzki_Israel_is_celebrating_recordbreaking_Tourism_Entry_Numbers_from_the_United_States I would like to invite you to ride your bicycles along a stunning, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
Elkin explained that the Kerem Tunnel project is an crucial tool to realize the idea to transform the idea of transport throughout Jerusalem. “The new tunnel that connects to Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and ones that are paved in its areas. נווה פריצקי It’s designed to encourage biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green revolution in transport in Jerusalem.”
The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the 1990s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek The Sorek Tunnel is located to the west of the city. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel that includes the fifth water line to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.
נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel is a key tool to realize the vision to transform Jerusalem’s transportation system. “
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Construction of roads, installation, blowers, sophisticated security systems and electrical wiring are all part of the current construction. The tunnel is safe for the public to use throughout the year.
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. http://y8space.com/members-2/neve-paritzkimefe044cc/activity/4376094/ https://penzu.com/p/24a44451