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    The Kerem Tunnel allows for a the most unique riding and hiking experience.

    The Kerem Tunnel is the first cycle tunnel to be constructed in Israel and was inaugurated as part of the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around Jerusalem, the capital city.

    נווה פריצקי The tunnel links Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי It is located in southern Israel located in Refaim Park. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Ein Laban is the closest. Nahal Ein Kerem is the northern entrance.

    On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman and hundreds of cyclists participated in a ceremony to mark the opening of the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

    Jerusalem was once a popular tourist attraction because of its rich history. Elkin added that in addition to its rich history and modern amenities, tourism has also been included in the city of Jerusalem. “The inauguration (of the tunnel) is a further step in the development of Jerusalem, and it’s transformation into a sought-after tourist destination for all kinds of people across Israel as well as around the globe.”

    Elkin who, through his ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality led the project, stated that his ministry “invests hundreds of millions of shekels each year in the development all aspects Jerusalem’s tourism and the design and operation of innovative attractions, ventures , and other attractions which connect the rich past of Jerusalem’s eternal city to its future”. I encourage cyclists to come and enjoy a modern and well-maintained cycling route that takes in the unique nature of Old Jerusalem.”

    נווה פריצקי Elkin’s Ministry and the Tourism Ministry budgeted the project.

    נווה פריצקי “The Kerem Tunnel project is a central tool for realizing the goal to alter the notion of transportation in Jerusalem,” Elkin said. Elkin said that the new tunnel will connect to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will join existing bike paths. It will also be paved throughout the various areas. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי The tunnel will be a great way to help cyclists and promote green transportation in the capital.

    In the 90s in the 1990s, the Kerem Tunnel was excavated to relocate the main sewer line of Gihon Corporation to the Sorek purification plant. It is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel. It is also home to the fifth water line which is operated to Jerusalem by the Mekorot water company.

    “The Kerem tunnel project is an essential tool to realize the dream of changing the concept of transportation throughout Jerusalem. ”

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León

    To make the tunnel usable to the public year-round The works comprise road construction and installation of blowers.

    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 Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.

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