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In the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital city, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.
The tunnel links Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban and its northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about one kilometer away close to the Kerem junction.
The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel was officially opened 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.
נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי “In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city because of its rich history. Elkin stated that, in addition to its rich history, modern tourism is also incorporated into Jerusalem’s city. “The opening (of tunnel project is a further step in the growth of Jerusalem and its transformation into a desirable city to visit for all kinds of audiences throughout Israel as well as around the world.”
Elkin who is in charge of the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the development of Jerusalem’s tourism and in the creation innovative tourist attractions and ventures that connect the rich history of Jerusalem to its future. נווה פריצקי I invite cyclists to enjoy a well-maintained, modern cycle route, which overlooks the stunning scenery of Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
נווה פריצקי Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the goal to change the way of thinking and transport throughout Jerusalem. “The new tunnel connecting to Jerusalem Ring Path will join the existing bike paths as well as ones that are paved in its neighborhoods. נווה פריצקי It’s designed to encourage biking among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green transport revolution in the capital.”
In the 1990s In the 90s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to move the main sewer line of Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now used for infrastructure purposes and houses the fifth water line to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.
“The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the goal of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation model. ”
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Present projects include road construction, installation blowers, and sophisticated security systems to ensure the tunnel is secure for everyone to use throughout the year.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel gives you access to a variety of recreation sites, including Ein Kerem Neighborhood, the Biblical Zoo and Aquarium and also historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh or Ein Laban. נווה פריצקי