The Kerem Tunnel is a great place to ride and hike.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first bicycle tunnel, was opened as part of Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycling route surrounds Jerusalem.
It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. It is located in southern Israel located in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.
נווה פריצקי On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin and Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and hundreds of cyclists were present at a celebration to officially open the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.
http://players-club.sub.jp/index.php?neve.paritzkipupz698bb The city’s rich history was a reason for it to be the most visited tourist destination during the time of its glory. Elkin said that the present tourism industry is an integral part of Jerusalem’s historic treasures and incorporates modern day tourism. “The launch of the tunnel project is yet another step in the development of Jerusalem as an ideal tourist destination for all types of people in Israel as well as around the world.”
נווה פריצקי The ministry of Elkin, which also in charge of the project together in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality, declared that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year throughout Jerusalem’s tourism, and also in the creation of innovative attractions and ventures, that connect the magnificent historical time of our capital city with its future.” I encourage cyclists to take advantage of a a well-maintained, modern cycling route that overlooks the distinctive scenery of Old Jerusalem.
Around NIS 25 million was invested in the project, budgeted by Elkin’s ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry, the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation and the Jerusalem Purification and Sewerage Works, and the work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Elkin stated that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an essential tool for achieving the dream to redefine the idea of transport throughout Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel will connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. נווה פריצקי It will be connected to the many cycling routes that exist in the city. The paths will be paved throughout the city’s various areas. The aim is to promote cycling among residents of the city.
נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to move the main sewer line toward Sorek’s purification plant.
Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
To make the tunnel accessible to the public all year round the work includes road construction as well as the installing blowers.
The Kerem Tunnel also allows access to special recreation areas such as the Ein Kerem neighborhood, the biblical zoo, aquarium and the as well as the historic natural springs in Ein Laban and Ein Haniyeh.