Zollverein Coal Mine
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Zollverein Coal Mine information
The former Zollverein coal mine is a beautiful Bauhaus-style behemoth that was recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2001. In operation until 1986, it's since been rebooted as a cultural hub with museums, performance spaces, artist studios, a fine restaurant and some unusual playgrounds.