Industrial Heritage Trail

The Industrial Heritage Trail (German: Route der Industriekultur) links tourist attractions related to the industrial heritage in the Ruhr area in Germany.[1] It is a part of the European Route of Industrial Heritage. The series of routes were developed between 1989 and 1999, however additions are still being made.[2]

The route

The trail network connects museums and exhibitions that present the industrial revolution during the last 750 years in the Ruhr area. It includes 400 km of road network and about 700 km of bicycle tracks.[3]

The attractions

There are 52 main attractions on the trail.

See also


  1. "What is the Industrial Heritage Trail?". Retrieved 2009-05-02.
  2. Jaquet, Pierre. "Route der Industriekultur". (in German). Ruhr Guide. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  3. "Routes". Retrieved 2009-05-02.

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