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It does not matter whether you are for or against fossil, probably if you're against this will reinforce that view. That does not block the fact that this site, half a village in size is extremely impressive and worth visiting. Even on a gloomy day.
Former coal mine is preserved as a UNESCO site and you can wander around, take a guided tour, or visit the museums.
First, I spent about two hours doing the walk around the perimeter of the site. The buildings and mining equipment are huge. For...More
Coal mining is what drove the Ruhr's 'Golden Century' during the industrial revolution - here's a great big (huge !) museum to show you how and why. Explanations in German and English.
The only oddity is that they don't show you what happened underground, focusing...More
Its a must for all visitors.
This mine had shaped the history of Germany and may other coal mining nations. Make sure to visit the Coking plant first and get the timings for English tours which last for a hour mostly. In between you may...More
To be honest we only managed to scratch the surface of what's on offer at the Zollverein Coal Mine Complex.
We only had a couple of hours to spare so looked round the Visitor Centre and then ventured down into the Ruhr Museum. This is...More
This is really a beautiful Unesco building. The expo inside the building gives a good view of the life and history back in the days. You could buy drinks and food in a small kiosk. You don’t have a lot of choice but it’s ok....More
A must if you visit Essen! Be sure to walk up to the viewing roof. UNESCO heritage and well worth the visit. Wish I had more time to try the restaurant. Not sure if the name, nice ambiance when I popped in to check it...More
A pretty good place to wander around on a nice day and have a walk among some impressive industrial culture. Good place to learn more about it. In summer you can also go swimming around here. There's also no lack of events, so a lot...More
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The entire complex/area on its own is free to walk around. The Ruhr museum has its own entrance prices that can be fouind easily if you google them, and of course the food and drinks at the restaurants are not for free as... More
The entire complex/area on its own is free to walk around. The Ruhr museum has its own entrance prices that can be fouind easily if you google them, and of course the food and drinks at the restaurants are not for free as well. Have fun!