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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, is constructed as a part of the 42-kilometer cycle route which is a loop around the capital.
The tunnel links the paths between Nahal Refaim and 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-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze’evElkin and Moshe Lion, the Mayor. נווה פריצקי Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon Chairman of Gihon, and hundreds other cyclists were also present.
Jerusalem was a sought-after tourist destination due to its glorious history. Nowadays, aside from its rich history, it also incorporates modern tourism.” Elkin said. “The launch of the tunnel is another element of the development of Jerusalem. It transforms Jerusalem into an attractive tourist place for all types of audience in Israel, and worldwide.”
Elkin’s ministry, which was also headed the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year throughout Jerusalem’s tourism and in creating innovative attractions and ventures, that connect the magnificent historical history of our capital city with the future.” נווה פריצקי http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IARj0i5sZlw I would like to invite cyclists to take a relaxing and modernized route that will take you through Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 to the project. The work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin explained that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to change the way of thinking and transport in Jerusalem. “The new tunnel connecting to Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and ones that are paved in the neighborhoods. The goal is to encourage cycling among its residents and promote the green revolution in transport in Jerusalem.”
The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move its main sewer line towards the Sorek purification plant.
“The Kerem Tunnel Project is an important tool in realizing the goal of transforming the concept of transportation all over Jerusalem. ”
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The works currently underway include road construction, installation of blowers, as well as advanced electrical and safety systems, to make the tunnel safe for people to walk through throughout the year.
The Kerem Tunnel provides access to unique recreation locations, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the Biblical aquarium and zoo as well the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי