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Culture is the vehicle for change - a mainstay of solidarity and identity. Discover the history of Bochum through its spectacular historic sites! Discover Bochum as the Festival Venue RUHR: unusual, creative, likable - all in all, a totally endearing city!

Century Hall Bochum

From steelworks power house to main venue of the RuhrTriennale arts festival, Bochum’s Century Hall has undergone an impressive architectural transformation. more...
Zeiss Planetarium Bochum

Zeiss Planetarium Bochum

Take a look into the endless depths of the starry sky. more...

Christuskirche

Built in the late 19th century, Christuskirche ('Christ's Church') was destroyed by a bombing raid during World War II.
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Town Hall Bochum

In 1931 the city’s town hall, designed by Darmstadt architect Professor Karl Roth, was officially opened. more...

Bochum Synagogue

The new synagogue in Bochum was completed in December 2007, after two years of construction.
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Town Hall Wattenscheid

The first section of the fine town hall on Freiheitsstraße in Wattenscheid was built in the late 19th century. more...

Statue of a cowherd

The modern city of Bochum was once a rural farming community. more...

Husemannplatz with the Kortum Fountain

The Husemannplatz was named after the Member of the Reichtag Fritz Husemann. more...
Burg Blankenstein

Blankenstein Castle

Blankenstein Castle, which was built in the 13th century, was one of the principal residences of the Counts von der Mark. more...

Provost Church

At the Imperial Court of the Emperor Charlemagne, a wooden mission chapel was built on the nearby hill and dedicated to Saint Peter. more...

Cistercian Monastery Stiepel

For more than two decades one place in the Ruhr region has been growing as a spiritual destination: the Cistercian monastery of Stiepel – a spiritual oasis for people on a quest, a living chaplaincy, a place of pilgrimage whose roots reach back to the Middle Ages. more...

Paulus Church

The Pauluskirche is the oldest Protestant church in Bochum, a simple Renaissance building dating from 1655. more...

Stiepel Village Church

The oldest building in the city of Bochum, Stiepel Village Church, dates back to the year 1008. more...
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