Why should you visit the Ruhr area?

The Ruhr region was once Germany’s industrial powerhouse, where the clang of heavy machinery and the flames of blast furnaces were part of everyday life. Nowadays, industrial infrastructure has been given a new life, and cities like Hamm and Gelsenkirchen are hotbeds for creativity. Explore this area through innovative travel experiences!

Destination Tips

Read the tips left by other creative people that already visited Ruhr Area or locals. Discover how they enjoied our experience there, local people and creative industries network in this European Capital of Culture.

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