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    The Kerem Tunnel is the first bicycle tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was opened as part the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycling route around the capital.

    http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSvNv7Qfm7eu1nMArSzmfQQ/videos The tunnel links Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי The tunnel’s southern entrance can be found in Refaim Park below Ein Laban. The northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem about half a km away from the Kerem junction.

    The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was officially opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and heritage minister Ze’ev Elkin as well as Moshe Lion, the Mayor. http://www.makorrishon.co.il/mumlazim/523585/ Moshe Lion. Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon as well as a multitude of cyclists also attended.

    Jerusalem’s glorious past was a reason why it was the most visited tourist destination during the time of its glory. Elkin declared that, in the present, apart from its historical treasures it also incorporates modern tourists. http://www.themarker.com/labels/2022-09-12/ty-article-labels/00000183-31c8-d6c9-a197-79cd96360000 “The opening of this tunnel is another aspect of the expansion of Jerusalem’s city Jerusalem as well as its development into a desirable city that is attractive to all types of audiences in Israel and around the world.”

    Elkin who, along with the Jerusalem Municipality spearheaded the project, stated that the ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels every year in the development of the tourism industry in Jerusalem and the development of exciting tourist attractions and ventures that link the glorious historical past of our eternal capital to the future of Jerusalem… I invite cycling enthusiasts to come and enjoy the modern and well-maintained cycle route that takes in the unique landscape of Old Jerusalem.”

    Elkin’s Ministry, Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Gihon Corporation contributed approximately NIS 25,000,000 to the project. The work was carried out by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

    “The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the goal to change the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem,” Elkin emphasized. נווה פריצקי “The new tunnel connecting to Jerusalem Ring Path will join the existing bike paths as well as those that will paved in its areas. It’s designed to promote biking within the city’s residents and to promote the green transport revolution in Jerusalem.”

    The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the 1990s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant in Sorek, which is located just west of the city. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel. It includes the fifth water line to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

    “The Kerem tunnel project is the central instrument for achieving the dream of changing the way of transport in Jerusalem. ”

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León

    To make the tunnel accessible to the public all year round, the works include road construction and installing blowers.

    נווה פריצקי There is also the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical Zoo, aquarium, and the Ein Kerem neighborhood. http://www.news1.co.il/ShowArticles.aspx?docId=156564&subjectId=26&ShowAll=True