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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 It connects Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban, and the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a mile close to the Kerem junction.

The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially opened by Jerusalem’s Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin. https://www.click4r.com/posts/g/5987599/neve-paritzki-israel-celebrates-record-breaking-entry-into-tourism-from-the-united-states The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov, Gihon Water Company chairman, and hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem was a popular tourist destination because of its rich history. Elkin said that the present tourism industry is one of Jerusalem’s treasures from the past and incorporates modern day tourism. “The inauguration of this tunnel project is a different aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. The tunnel transforms Jerusalem into an attractive tourist destination for all types of audience in Israel as well as around the world.”

https://notes.io/qd9dG Elkin the minister whose ministry as well as the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, said that the Jerusalem Municipality’s ministry “invests hundreds to millions of shekels each year in the growth of all aspects Jerusalem’s tourists and in the creation and operation of new attractions, ventures and attractions which connect the rich past of Jerusalem’s eternal city to the future”. http://budtrader.com/arcade/members/neve-paritzkifmmw307ii/activity/279854/ I would like to invite cyclists everywhere to come and take a ride along the contemporary, well-maintained road that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

Elkin’s Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25 million for the project. The work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin stressed that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is the central instrument to achieve the goal to redefine the idea of transportation throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel connecting 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 cycling among the residents of Jerusalem and encourage the green revolution in transport in the capital.”

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s to relocate the main sewer line toward the Sorek purification plant.


“The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem’s transportation system. “

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lee
In order to make the tunnel accessible to the public all year round The works comprise road construction, as well as installation of blowers.

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as well as the natural springs of historical significance Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.