• Broussard Oneil posted an update 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique adventure in hiking and riding that is to be loved by everyone.

    The Kerem Tunnel, Israel’s first bicycle tunnel, was opened as part of Jerusalem Ring Path. This 42-kilometer cycling route surrounds Jerusalem.

    נווה פריצקי The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. The southern entrance is located in Refaim Park, below Ein Laban while the northern entrance is in Nahal Ein Kerem, about half a kilometer from the Kerem junction.

    The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel was officially opened in a ceremony on Thursday attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin, Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov, and a slew of cyclists.

    Jerusalem’s glorious past was a reason that it was the most visited tourist destination during the time of its glory. http://www.facebook.com/neveparitzki Elkin stated that the current tourism industry is an integral part of Jerusalem’s treasures from the past and incorporates modern day tourism. “The inauguration of this tunnel project is a different element of the development of Jerusalem. It transforms the city into an attractive destination for tourists of every kind of person throughout Israel and around the world.”

    Elkin who is in charge of the project together with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in the city’s tourism growth and in the creation innovative attractions and ventures that link the glorious past of Jerusalem to its future. נווה פריצקי I would like to invite cyclists to ride along a an attractive, well-maintained cycling route overlooking the unique nature of Old Jerusalem.

    The project was financed by the Elkin’s Ministry and the Tourism Ministry. It also included budgets for the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. The project was completed by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

    נווה פריצקי Elkin stated the fact that “The Kerem Tunnel Project is the central instrument to achieve the vision to change the way we think about transport in Jerusalem.” “The new tunnel that connects to the Jerusalem Ring Path will join existing paths for bicycles and those that will paved in its neighborhoods. נווה פריצקי It’s designed to promote biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green movement in Jerusalem.”

    In the 90s In the 90s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line of Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is now used as an infrastructure tunnel. It houses the fifth water line which is operated to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

    http://www.makorrishon.co.il/mumlazim/523585/ “The Kerem Tunnel Project is an important tool in realizing the goal of changing the transportation concept all over Jerusalem. ”

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon

    Present works include road construction, installation blowers as well as advanced safety systems to ensure that the tunnel is secure for everyone to use all year.

    Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to exclusive recreation spots, including Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as well the historic natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh. נווה פריצקי