Heads up culture fans! The Ruhr Valley offers an urban cultural landscape that it second to none. Here in the western part of the country, you will find a tremendous and inconceivable amount of options when looking for particular cultural experiences. Around 200 museums, 100 centres of culture, 100 concert halls, 120 theatres, 250 festivals and approximately 3,500 industrial monuments and two large musical theatres – all that makes visiting the Ruhr Metropolis an absolute must for all of you who have given your hearts to the fine arts. And if you are looking for something a bit out of the ordinary when it comes to cultural locations in the Ruhr Valley, our creative staff will keep you up to date using #urbanana with tips on visiting scenic events and particular hot spots in the urban jungle of the Ruhr Metropolis.