Neve Paritzki (נווה פריצקי)Jerusalem's first cycle tunnel has been ina

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06 October 2022

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The Kerem Tunnel provides a unique riding experience and hiking experience which is enjoyed by all. The Kerem Tunnel, the first cycle tunnel in Israel, has been inaugurated in the Jerusalem Ring Path, a 42-kilometer cycle path that runs around Jerusalem, Israel's capital city.

It links Nahal Refaim to Emek Motza. The southern entrance of the tunnel is beneath Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance can be found in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The opening ceremony of the tunnel, which is 2.1 kilometers long, was held in Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze’ev Elkin Mayor Moshelion, Avi Baleshnikov (Gihon water company chairman of the company) as well as a plethora of cyclists.

Jerusalem was a desirable tourist destination due to its glorious historical. Elkin added that in addition to its historic treasures the modern tourist industry is incorporated into the city of Jerusalem. "The launch of the tunnel project is another part of the expansion of the city of Jerusalem as well as its development into a dazzling tourist city for all types of audiences throughout Israel and around the world."

Elkin's ministry, which responsible for the project along alongside Jerusalem Municipality, said that the ministry "invests hundreds and millions of shekels each year in all aspects of Jerusalem's tourism, and also in the creation of innovative attractions and ventures, that connect the magnificent historical past of our eternal capital and its future." I encourage all cyclists to come and take a ride along the modern, well-maintained route that takes in the view of Old Jerusalem.

Elkin's Ministry Elkin's Ministry Tourism Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation all contributed to the project. נווה פריצקי The Jerusalem Development Authority completed the work.

Elkin said that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to alter the concept and transport throughout Jerusalem. נווה פריצקי "The tunnel is set to connect with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will be connected to the many cycling routes that exist in the city. נווה פריצקי They will be laid within the various areas. The objective is to promote cycling among the residents of Jerusalem.

נווה פריצקי The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the 1990s to move the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant located in Sorek It is situated west of the city and is used today as an infrastructure tunnel that also houses the fifth water line to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

"The Kerem tunnel project is central to realizing the goal of changing Jerusalem's transportation system. "

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León

To make the tunnel accessible to the general public throughout the year, the works include road construction as well as the installation of blowers. The Kerem Tunnel allows for access to unique recreational areas, such as Ein Kerem, a neighborhood which includes a Biblical zoo and aquarium as well as ancient natural springs Ein Haniyeh and Ein Laban.