Neve ParitzkiJerusalem The First Cycling Tunnel in Israel Tunnel opens

Neve ParitzkiJerusalem The First Cycling Tunnel in Israel Tunnel opens

The Kerem Tunnel is a great spot to hike and ride.
As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route, which surrounds the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

The tunnel is located along the Nahal Refaim-Emek Motza route. It is located in southern Israel located in Refaim Park. Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance. The 2.1-kilometer-long tunnel was officially opened by Jerusalem's Heritage Minister ZeevElkin. The ceremony was also attended by Mayor Moshelion, Avi Balehnikov Gihon Water Company Chairman, and hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction due to its rich past.  נווה פריצקי Nowadays, aside from its historical treasures, it also incorporates modern-day tourism." Elkin said. "The opening of this tunnel project is another step in the development of Jerusalem as an attractive tourist destination for all kinds of tourists in Israel and around the globe."

The ministry of Elkin, which responsible for the project along with Jerusalem Municipality, declared that his ministry "invests hundreds and millions of shekels each year throughout Jerusalem's tourism industry and is involved in developing innovative attractions and ventures, which connect the glorious historic time of our capital city and the future." I would like to invite cyclists to come and enjoy the modern and well-maintained cycle route that takes in the unique nature of Old Jerusalem." Elkin's Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 to the project. The project was executed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an important tool in realizing the vision to alter the concept and transport throughout Jerusalem. "The tunnel, which connects with the Jerusalem Ring Path, will connect the existing cycle routes within the city, and will be paved within its various neighborhood. The tunnel is intended to encourage bicycle riding within the city's residents and to promote the green revolution in transportation in Jerusalem."

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

נווה פריצקי "The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the goal of transforming Jerusalem's transportation model. "

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
The work currently in progress includes road construction, installation of blowers, as well as advanced safety and electrical systems in order to ensure that the tunnel is secure for people to walk through throughout the year.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the Biblical aquarium and zoo as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.