• Tyler Driscoll posted an update 2 months, 1 week ago

    The Kerem Tunnel is a great location to go on a hike or ride.

    As part of the 42-kilometer Jerusalem Ring Path cycling route that runs around the capital, the Kerem Tunnel was inaugurated.

    The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim and Emek Motza. Its southern entrance is located beneath Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance can be located in Nahal Ein Kerem.

    On Thursday, Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin, Mayor Michael, Avi Baleshnikov, Gihon chairman, and a slew of cyclists attended a ceremony to inaugurate the tunnel’s 2.1-kilometer-long length.

    Jerusalem was once a tourist attraction due to its rich past. Today, apart from its historic treasures the city also offers modern-day tourism.” נווה פריצקי Elkin said. “The opening of the tunnel project is a different aspect of the growth of Jerusalem as well as it’s transformation into an attractive tourism destination for all across Israel and the world.

    Elkin is the project’s director. project along with Jerusalem Municipality said that his ministry invests millions of dollars in Jerusalem’s tourism development and in the creation innovative attractions and ventures that link the glory historical past of Jerusalem to the future. I would like to invite you to ride your bicycles on a scenic, well-maintained route that overlooks Old Jerusalem.

    The project was funded by Elkin’s ministry as well as the Tourism Ministry. נווה פריצקי It also included budgets for the Jerusalem Municipality and the Gihon Corporation. The project was done by the Jerusalem Development Authority.

    Elkin stated, “The Kerem Tunnel project will be the central tool for realizing our vision to change the notion of transportation in Jerusalem.” נווה פריצקי Elkin stated that the new tunnel connects to the Jerusalem Ring Path and will connect with existing bike routes. נווה פריצקי The tunnel will also be paved throughout the various neighborhoods. 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 now utilized for infrastructure purposes. נווה פריצקי It is also home to the fifth water line which is operated to Jerusalem from the Mekorot water company.

    “The Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the vision of changing Jerusalem’s transportation model. ”

    Jerusalem Mayor Moshe León

    The current projects include road construction, installation blowers and advanced safety equipment to ensure the tunnel is safe for all to use throughout the year.

    It is also possible to use the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique recreation areas, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical zoo, aquarium and the Ein Kerem neighborhood.