The photo shows the headframe of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Zollverein in Essen at sunset

The Ruhr region

"The Ruhr area is gray and dingy" - no way! Long gone are the times when smoke and coal dust defined the image of the region. An exciting mixture of spectacular industrial culture, slow-paced nature, exciting cities and hospitality that is second to none awaits you here. Experience it and discover the Ruhr area!

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