Route of Industrial Heritage
Despite its name, this is not a "route" but a network connecting museums, exhibitions, panoramic viewpoints and historically important settlements, all right here in the "Pott" area. All these places of interest can be reached easily by public transport.
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These are the highlights of the route:
Zeche Zollverein (Essen) - Colliery "Zollverein"
Tip: Why not take a guided night time tour around the colliery. It's worth a visit!
Deutsches Bergbaumuseum (Bochum) - German Mining Museum
Tip: Take a tour through Bochum. The legendary "Bermudadreieck" ("Bermuda Triangle", party mile) invites you to spend some time in its many different restaurants and bars.
Zeche Ewald (Herten) - Colliery "Ewald"
Tip: After your visit, why not visit the Revuepalast in the evening. We will be happy to order your tickets, please just ask.
Chemiepark Marl - Chemistry Park
Schiffshebewerk Henrichenburg (Waltrop) - Ship lift
Tip: You can undertake some wonderful cycle rides along the Rhein-Herne-Kanal.
Tip: Ideal for families with children.
Lindenbrauerei (Dortmund) Zentrum für internationale Lichtkunst
Brewery "Linden" - Centre for International Light Art
Tip: Take a stroll through the old town centre of Hattingen, or visit the Blankenstein castle.
Villa Hügel (Essen)
Tip: On a nice day, take a walk through the park.
Innenhafen Duisburg - Inner harbour
Tip: Enjoy some culinary treats with views of the canal in one of the many restaurants.
There is also plenty on offer for nights owls ...
Tip: Take a shopping tour in the Centro (Europe's largest shopping and leisure centre).
The Centro promenade is also very inviting.
Tetraeder (Bottrop) - Tetrahedron
Tip: There are some great views over the whole of the Ruhr area. The Tetrahedron itself is illuminated by night.
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