RAG (Zollverein - im Welterbe)

Bike Touring Highlight

Recommended by 321 out of 343 cyclists


  • Sonnenschein71

    From 05.09.19 the exhibition Human and Animal in the area is a guest in the Ruhrmuseum on Zollverein.

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    • June 24, 2019

  • Jan

    The huge plant is not 100 years old. It was built in the Bauhaus style and is considered the most beautiful mine in the world. She gave thousands of jobs, everything was about coal and coke. Today it is a tourist magnet.

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    • July 15, 2019

  • Radler07

    A model of coal mine and coking plant made of rusty steel.

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    • June 18, 2017

  • TheLintorfer

    Not just cultural heritage, but a total work of art, which unfortunately partly rallied in front of him. But definitely worth seeing, it is best to explore all angles.

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    • July 16, 2017

  • Gregor

    All of a sudden you are standing on the grounds of Zollverein.
    Gradually there were trees on both sides of the track and then you stand in the middle of the huge industrial plant from the past.
    So you cycle along old pipe routes past the various buildings and think: "What must it have looked like when the facilities were still in operation?".

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    • October 11, 2018

  • Atze

    An absolute must, if you want to get to know the history of mining and the Ruhr area.
    In the museum one learns a lot about the people here and the change that the Ruhrgebiet has gone through.
    (in a corner is a video with "Fritz Eckenga", who talks beautifully on Ruhrpöttisch.) Many have something against the expression Ruhrpottplatt.)

    Not only for Ruhrpottler worth a visit.

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    • June 24, 2019

  • Rentforter

    Zeche Zollverein is always worth a stop, because here too there is food and drinks for every purse and then this unmistakable industrial charm in the former round thickener of coal washing at the mine.

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    • July 3, 2019

  • Oliver

    impressive how big Zollverein was

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    • July 13, 2019

  • Mario aus Witten

    Just driving around is great!

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    • August 27, 2019

  • Chris

    A tour and the visit of the Ruhr Museum is highly recommended. In any case, once to change the car circulation!

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    • August 30, 2019

  • Gerd

    Highlight in the Ruhr area 💥💥🔥

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    • September 21, 2019

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Location: Ruhr Region, Münster District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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