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The Kerem Tunnel, the first bicycle tunnel in Israel is now open as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route that surrounds Jerusalem, Israel’s capital city.
It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי Its southern entrance is located below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance is found in Nahal Ein Kerem.
Inauguration of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) along with hundreds of cyclists.
“In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist destination because of its rich history. Elkin declared that, in the present in addition to its rich history, Jerusalem is also home to modern-day travelers. “The opening of this tunnel project another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. The tunnel transforms the city into an attractive tourist place for every kind of person in Israel and around the world.”
Elkin the minister whose ministry as well as the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels per year to develop all aspects of Jerusalem’s visitors and in the development and operation of innovative attractions, ventures and attractions that link the rich history of our eternal city to the future”. I encourage cyclists to take advantage of a a well-maintained, modern cycling route overlooking the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IARj0i5sZlw About NIS 25 million were invested in the project. It was budgeted by the Elkin’s Ministry The Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality as well as the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, as well as the work done by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the idea to transform the idea of transportation in Jerusalem,” Elkin emphasized. Elkin stated that the new tunnel is connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike paths. נווה פריצקי The tunnel will also be paved throughout the various areas. It will also help cyclists and promote green transportation in the capital.
The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in the year 1990 to relocate the main sewer from Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי The plant is located west of Sorek and is still used as an infrastructure tunnel.
“The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the goal of changing the way of transport in Jerusalem. ”
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
Road construction, installation and testing of safety and electrical systems are some of the ongoing efforts to make the tunnel safer for all year.
The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to many recreational sites, such as Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium and also historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי