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The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s newest cycle tunnel, was opened as part the 42-kilometer cycle route which circles the capital.
The tunnel is located along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Mostza path. נווה פריצקי The tunnel’s southern entrance is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי The northern entrance can be located in Nahal Ein Kerem.
On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and hundreds of cyclists participated in a ceremony to officially open the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.
Jerusalem was once a popular tourist destination because of its historic past. In the present, in addition to its rich history it also has modern tourism.” Elkin said. נווה פריצקי “The launch of the tunnel project is a further part of the expansion of the city of Jerusalem and its transformation into a dazzling city that is attractive to all types of people in Israel as well as around the world.”
Elkin who, through his ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels each year in the growth of all aspects Jerusalem’s visitors and in the design and operation of new attractions, ventures , and other attractions which connect the rich past of Jerusalem to the future”. I invite you to ride your bicycles on a scenic, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.
Elkin’s Ministry Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality as well as the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the work.
Elkin declared that the Kerem Tunnel project was a crucial element in achieving the goal of shifting the idea of transport throughout Jerusalem. Elkin explained that the proposed tunnel will connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will link with existing bike trails. It will also be paved in its different areas. This will help cyclists and promote green transportation in the capital.
The Kerem Tunnel was originally excavated in 1990 in order to transfer the main sewer from Gihon Corporation towards the Sorek purification facility. The plant is located west of Sorek and is used today as an infrastructure tunnel.
נווה פריצקי “The Kerem tunnel project is essential to achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. ”
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Road construction and installation, as well as blowers, sophisticated security systems and electrical wiring are all part of the current works. נווה פריצקי The tunnel is safe for the public to use throughout the season.
It is also possible to use the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation spots, including Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood. http://www.themarker.com/labels/2022-09-12/ty-article-labels/00000183-31c8-d6c9-a197-79cd96360000