The imposing Villa Hügel is where the Krupp dynasty made its home from 1873 to 1945. You can wander around the partially furnished...
Feel like a coal miner as you climb dozens of steps up from the Ruhr Museum to the summit of the coal-washing building, where a large...
A grand dame among Germany’s art repositories, the Museum Folkwang has sparkling new digs designed by British star architect David...
Electronic-music fans invade for ravetastic nights in this unpretentious joint where DJs spin in a lotus-shaped console, while you dance...
If you find yourself in the city centre, this bustling place with nostalgic decor makes for a reliable pit stop. Its speciality is...
Lonely Planet review
One of the most unusual experiences you can have is a ride aboard the Ferris-wheel-like Sonnenrad through the smelters of the coking plant. From mid-December to mid-January, there's an outdoor ice skating rink , also at the coking plant.