Neve ParitzkiJerusalem: Israel''s First Cycling Tunnel opens

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel offers a unique trail and riding experience to the enjoyment of
The Kerem Tunnel, Israel''s newest bicycle tunnel, has been constructed as a part of a 42-kilometer cycle route that runs through the capital.

The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entry is located in Refaim Park under Ein Laban. The northern entry, Nahal Ein Kerem, is just half a kilometer away from the Kerem junction.

The 2.1-kilometer long tunnel was opened on Thursday, by Jerusalem and the heritage minister Ze''ev Elkin as well as Moshe Lion, the Mayor. Moshe Lion. נווה פריצקי Avi Baleshnikov of Gihon the chairman of Gihon and a plethora of other cyclists were also present.

Jerusalem was a popular tourist destination because of its rich history. Elkin stated that the current tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem''s treasures from the past and is also a part of modern-day tourism. "The opening of this tunnel is another aspect of the growth of Jerusalem. It transforms Jerusalem into an attractive destination for tourists of every kind of person within Israel as well as around the world."

נווה פריצקי Elkin, who heads the project in conjunction with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests hundreds of millions in the city''s tourism growth and the development of innovative activities and ventures that tie the glorious past of Jerusalem to its future. נווה פריצקי I encourage the cycling community to take a relaxing and modern-day route that takes you through Old Jerusalem.

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

Elkin stated, "The Kerem Tunnel project will be the central tool in achieving our goal to change the way transportation is conducted in Jerusalem." "The new tunnel will be connected with the Jerusalem Ring Path. It will be connected to the many cycle paths already within the city. The paths will be paved within the diverse neighborhoods. The goal is to promote cyclists in the city.

The Kerem Tunnel was first excavated in the late 1990s to relocate the main sewer line of the Gihon Corporation toward the purification plant located in Sorek It is situated west of the city and is currently used as an infrastructure tunnel. It also houses the fifth water line, which connects to Jerusalem of the Mekorot water company.

"The Kerem tunnel is a vital tool in achieving the dream of transforming Jerusalem''s transportation system. "

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon
Road construction, installation and testing of safety and electrical systems are some of the ongoing projects to make the tunnel safer for all seasons.

Kerem Tunnel Kerem Tunnel provides access to special recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem neighbourhood, the biblical aquarium and zoo as also the historical natural springs Ein Haniyeh, Ein Laban, and Ein Haniyeh.