Bowen Velling


To content | To menu | To search

Neve Paritzki (נווה פריצקי)Jerusalem's first cycle tunnel has been opened in Israel

The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique ride and hiking experience that should be loved by everyone.
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel's newest cycle tunnel, was inaugurated as part of the 42-kilometer cycle route which runs through the capital.

The tunnel connects the path between Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The southern entrance of the tunnel is beneath Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance is located in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The opening ceremony of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long was held in Jerusalem and the Heritage Minister Ze'ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman) and hundreds more cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction because of its rich history. Elkin explained that the modern tourism industry is an integral part of Jerusalem's historical treasures and is also a part of modern-day tourism. "The opening of the tunnel project is another element of the progress of Jerusalem as well as its transformation to an attractive tourist destination for everyone in Israel and around the world.

Elkin his ministry, which together with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, said his ministry "invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development of Jerusalem's tourism in all its aspects and the development of innovative activities and ventures that connect the fascinating history of our eternal capital to its future... I encourage the cycling community to enjoy a safe and modernized route that will take you through Old Jerusalem.

Elkin's Ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

Elkin stressed, "The Kerem Tunnel project will be a central instrument for realizing our vision to change the concept transportation throughout Jerusalem." נווה פריצקי "The tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect with existing cycle paths within the city, and will be constructed within the various neighborhood. It's designed to encourage cycling within its inhabitants, and promote a green transportation revolution in Jerusalem."

In the late 1990s In the 90s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line of Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is currently used for infrastructure purposes. It also houses the fifth water line that connects to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.

"The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the vision to transform Jerusalem's transportation system. "

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lon
Current work includes road construction, installation blowers and advanced safety equipment to ensure the tunnel is safe for all to use throughout the year.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreational areas, for instance Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which has a Biblical aquarium and zoo and historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.

They posted on the same topic

Trackback URL :

This post's comments feed