Neve ParitzkiJerusalem's first cycling tunnel open in Israel
The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel's newest bicycle tunnel, has been constructed as a part of an extensive cycle path that circles the capital.
The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. It is located in southern Israel in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.
Inauguration of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long took place in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion and Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) along with hundreds of cyclists.
Jerusalem was a popular tourist destination due to its glorious history. Elkin said that the present tourism industry is one of Jerusalem's historic treasures and also incorporates modern tourism. נווה פריצקי "The launch of the tunnel project is yet another stage in the growth of Jerusalem as an ideal tourist destination for all kinds of tourists throughout Israel and all over the world."
Elkin who, through his ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality's ministry "invests hundreds of millions of shekels per year to develop all aspects of Jerusalem's visitors and in the development and operation of innovative attractions, ventures , and other attractions that link the rich history of Jerusalem to its future". https://www.news1.co.il/ShowArticles.aspx?docId=458935&subjectId=42&ShowAll=True I encourage the cycling community to ride a secure and modernized route that will take the cyclist through Old Jerusalem.
Elkin's Ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.
Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the idea to alter the concept and transport in Jerusalem. "The new tunnel that connects to Jerusalem Ring Path will join the existing bike paths as well as those that will paved in its neighborhoods. The goal is to encourage biking among its residents and promote the green transport revolution in the capital."
https://www.haaretz.co.il/labels/2022-09-12/ty-article-labels/00000183-31c4-dc67-addb-79d7ffad0000 The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move its main sewer line towards Sorek's purification plant.
"The Kerem Tunnel Project is essential to realize the dream of transforming the concept of transportation across Jerusalem. "
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Present projects include road construction, installation blowers, as well as advanced safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is safe for everyone to use throughout the year.
You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood. נווה פריצקי