• Brady Stroud posted an update 4 months ago

    The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique riding experience and hiking experience that is to be loved by everyone.

    The Kerem Tunnel, the first bicycle tunnel in Israel is now open in the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle route that circles Jerusalem, the capital city.

    נווה פריצקי The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is about half a kilometer away from the Kerem junction.

    The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel was officially opened in a ceremony on Thursday attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’evElkin, Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.

    “In the past, Jerusalem was an attractive tourist city because of its rich history. Elkin said that today, apart from its rich history, Jerusalem also incorporates modern tourists. http://www.makorrishon.co.il/mumlazim/524295/ “The inauguration of [this] tunnel project is another part of the development of the city of Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist destination for all kinds of people in Israel and throughout the globe.”

    Elkin, whose ministry was responsible for the project, along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry has invested hundreds of millions of shekels every year in Jerusalem’s tourist development as well as in creating new attractions and ventures which will link the amazing historical past and future of Jerusalem. I encourage you to take your bicycles along a beautiful, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

    http://www.jdn.co.il/consumer/1825535/ Around NIS 25 million were earmarked in the project, budgeted by the Elkin’s Ministry as well as 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.

    Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the goal to transform the idea of transport in Jerusalem. Elkin stated that the new tunnel is connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike routes. http://www.news1.co.il/ShowArticles.aspx?docId=459025&subjectId=42&ShowAll=True It will also be paved in its different neighborhoods. The tunnel will be a great way to help cyclists and promote green transport in Jerusalem.

    In the 90s, in the 1990s, Kerem Tunnel was excavated to move the main sewer line from Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now utilized for infrastructure purposes and houses the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

    http://www.haaretz.co.il/labels/2022-09-12/ty-article-labels/00000183-31c4-dc67-addb-79d7ffad0000 “The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the goal of changing the way of transport in Jerusalem. ”

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon

    Road construction installation, blowers, sophisticated safety systems and electrical wiring are all part of the present work. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי The tunnel will be safe for people to use all entire year.

    Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to exclusive recreation areas like Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical zoo and aquarium and also the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.