Recreation in the Ruhr Metropolis

Hattingen: Burg Blankenstein

In the Blankenstein district in the town of Hattingen, the ruin of the eponymous castle "Burg Blankenstein" is located on a hill... Read more...

Gruga

Essen: Grugapark

In Essen, there is a lot "Gruga" to be found – first and foremost, it refers to the trade fair premises and the large surrounding park... Read more...

Villa Hügel
Photo: Dr.G.Schmitz, [CC-BY-SA-3.0], Wikimedia Commons

Essen: Villa Hügel

The picturesque Essen district Bredeney is home to the Krupp family's former manor: Villa Hügel... Read more...

Zoom
Photo: Frank Vincentz, [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], Wikimedia Commons

Gelsenkirchen: Zoom

Transformed from the former Ruhr zoo, the theme park "Zoom" in Gelsenkirchen offers a family-friendly atmosphere and diverse attractions... Read more...

Oberhausen: Sea Life

Sea Life in Oberhausen is dedicated to the diversity of marine life... Read more...