Halde Haniel

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  • Oliver

    On top of the Haldenkuppe, an open amphitheater in the Greek style was created from mountain material. It offers space for 800 visitors and was opened in 1999. Great view of the area.

    kulturserver-nrw.de/-/institution/detail/12257#events_anchor

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    • April 14, 2017

  • Frank S.

    Beautiful place to pause and think about the origins of this place.

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    • June 11, 2017

  • Oliver

    The heap itself is a popular destination in the north of Oberhausen, which, in addition to walking, cycling and kite flying, also has a crossroads and much artistic offer. The predominantly greened, about 100 m above the adjacent colliery projecting heap but also offers a wonderful view of the mine Prosper -Haniel and the northwestern Ruhr area.
    More at industriekultur-ob.de/halde-haniel

    As a starting point for a visit to the Haniel heap, the parking lot offers directly on the colliery ground.

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    • December 4, 2016

  • Arno Hesse

    Unsurpassed view over the Ruhr area

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    • July 29, 2017

  • ROBERT, mit dem Rad & Hund durchs Land.

    Top view of the Ruhr area

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    • July 31, 2017

  • HerrK

    In 2002, the Totems installation was created by Basque painter and sculptor Agustín Ibarrola over one hundred railway sleepers. The work combines the "apparent contrasts of industrial space and nature" (statement by the artist). In 2007, the installation, also known as the wind comb, was worked up and implemented. Today, the thresholds are on the edge of a crescent-shaped hill, which is also the highest point of the heap and the wind protection for the mountain arena.

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    • December 19, 2016

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    The series of 105 colorfully designed and erected railway sleepers, which are referred to as totems or even rare wind comb, originated in 2002 as part of the RuhrTriennale. By 2007, they had another compilation at a shorter distance from BergArena. Then they were repaired and only then form the typical elongated arch on the top of the Haniel heap. Here in the stormy wind and in the fog, the viewer can make mystical thoughts about the symbolism between nature and industry.

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    • April 24, 2018

  • Roland

    The installation "Totem" was designed by the Basque artist Agustín Ibarrola and was built in 2002 from painted railway sleepers on the Halde Haniel. It should overcome the apparent contradictions between nature and industrial space.

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    • April 23, 2018

  • Smokey und Pia

    The sunrise up there must have been seen.
    Here further information about Ibarrola:
    de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agustín_Ibarrola

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    • August 28, 2018

  • Hetti

    Very interesting is the Stations of the Cross high to the square, where the colorful railway sleepers are

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    • January 3, 2017

  • Radler07

    The area was designated by the city of Bottrop as a development area for sport and leisure also as replacement for the locked forest area in the environment in the course of the nature protection.

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    • February 25, 2017

  • HerrK

    The Halde Haniel in Bottrop (on the border to Oberhausen-Sterkrade) is at 159 m altitude (184.9 m above sea level) one of the highest heaps of the Ruhr area. It was piled up in the form of two spirals through overburden of the coal mine Prosper-Haniel. In the north, the heap Schöttelheide joins.
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    • December 19, 2016

  • Frank S.

    In any weather, the climb is worthwhile, there is always a great new perspective of the region

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    • June 8, 2017

  • Oliver

    At the exit NOT take the (very tempting) wide, tarred road ...... it leads into a dead end to directly in front of the colliery area and then you can drive all the way back (in my case, then in the pouring rain).

    But you can also opt out for the signs ..... but I thought: downhill, tarred, give chain ...

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    • January 7, 2018

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    A narrow path leads from the plateau with the totems down to the theater, but more comfortable are the descents on the paths to the right and left of the summit. No sooner have you disappeared a few meters below the edge of the cauldron, the wind stops and it becomes very quiet. The theater itself consists of eight concrete rings, which represent seating ranks and somewhat reminiscent of the shape of a loudspeaker that echoes from the floor. The ranks are interrupted by four staircases. The actual arena is a round place. If one sits down for a rest, the unusual acoustics of the theater stand out - be it through the accidental kick against a small stone, through the rustling bread paper or through the hissing of the water bottle, whose carbon dioxide has built a strong pressure during the bumpy ascent.

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    • April 24, 2018

  • Smokey und Pia

    Gigantic view and a real experience. 👍

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    • March 3, 2019

  • Smokey und Pia

    Unique atmosphere. Must have experienced.

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    • April 12, 2019

  • Frank S.

    Great atmosphere at the highest point of the heap, with an astounding view over the green pot!

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    • June 8, 2017

  • Radler07

    Wanderer you come the once in the Black Heath so go on "arduous" way up the crossroads and if you have reached the cross so linger a little to muster strength for the storm on the arena.
    Wanderer and you're in luck if you're well prepared to play a show. Mostly in June or July there are performances here.

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    • April 14, 2017

  • Frank S.

    The well-built and signposted climb rewarded in good weather with far-sightedness far beyond the Ruhr area.

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    • June 8, 2017

  • Ulrike W.

    Yesterday we were there. It was beautiful weather. But very cold. Unfortunately we were wrong way to industry. Luckily we are out again. GOOD LUCK FOR.

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    • January 9, 2018

  • Tribun

    As a hiker please always look over your shoulder or into the bushes.
    As an MTBler, watch out for the hikers.

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    • July 3, 2017

  • Arno Hesse

    You should definitely get to know the acoustics in the middle

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    • July 29, 2017


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

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