Neve ParitzkiJerusalem's first cycling tunnel is inaugurated in Israel

Neve ParitzkiJerusalem's first cycling tunnel is inaugurated in Israel

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

The tunnel connects Nahal Refaim with Emek Motza. נווה פריצקי The tunnel's southern entrance is below Ein Laban in Refaim Park. The northern entrance is found in Nahal Ein Kerem.

The 2.1-kilometers-long tunnel project was inaugurated at a formal ceremony on Thursday attended by Jerusalem and Heritage Minister Ze'ev Elkin Mayor Moshe Lion, Gihon water company chairman Avi Baleshnikov and hundreds of cyclists.

Jerusalem was once very well-known tourist destination due to its historical past. Elkin said that the present tourist industry is a part of Jerusalem's treasures from the past and is also a part of modern-day tourism. "The inauguration[of] the tunnel is an additional aspect of the growth of Jerusalem and it's transformation into an attractive tourist destination for all types throughout Israel and the world.

Elkin, whose ministry was responsible for the project, along with Jerusalem Municipality stated that his ministry invested thousands of shekels each year in the development of Jerusalem's tourism and in the development of new activities and ventures that will connect the magnificent historical past with the exciting future of Jerusalem. I invite all cyclists to come and take a ride along the contemporary, well-maintained road which overlooks Old Jerusalem.

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

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Elkin stated that the Kerem Tunnel project is an essential tool for achieving the vision to alter the concept and transport in Jerusalem. "The new tunnel, which will connect to the lengthy Jerusalem Ring Path, will join the existing bicycle paths in the city and those that are paved in its various neighborhoods, to encourage cycling among the city's residents as well as its visitors and promoting the green transportation revolution in the capital city."

The Kerem Tunnel, originally excavated by the Gihon Corporation in the 1990s in order to transfer the main sewer line toward the Sorek purification plant.

"The Kerem Tunnel project is the central instrument to achieve the vision of transforming Jerusalem's transport model. "

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon

The current work includes road construction, installation blowers, and sophisticated security systems to ensure the tunnel is secure to use all year.

נווה פריצקי You can also access the Kerem Tunnel to enjoy unique places to relax, such as Ein Kerem, the Biblical zoo, aquarium and the Ein Kerem neighborhood. נווה פריצקי