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Nestled in the heart of North Rhine-Westphalia, Ruhr Area remains best known for its eventful industrial past and the imposing architecture of its heritage sites. Industrial monuments converted to art and sports venues stand side by side with rehabilitated green spaces and recreation areas. Known as the region's Green Metropolis, Dortmund charms visitors with spacious public parks, a vast network of waterways, and a historical center turned into a popular shopping district. Another mecca for shoppers, Essen offers religious sites and a historical atmosphere. Duisburg boasts a colorful cultural scene and vibrant nightlife thanks to its large student population. With nearly 250 internationally renowned festivals and cultural events each year, you'll never be bored on a Ruhr Area trip. Ruhr Area is in North Rhine-Westphalia. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Germany trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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Museums in Ruhr Area

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Kid-friendly things to do in Ruhr Area

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Hidden gems in Ruhr Area

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Historic Sites in Ruhr Area

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Outdoors in Ruhr Area

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