In Hattingen, you can truly sense the flair of the tow's historic centre with its small winding alleys and lovingly restored half-timbered houses.
More than 150 picturesque half-timbered houses tell the tale of the 600-year-old Hanseatic city. The culinary offering of the historic centre, known beyond the borders of Hattingen, rounds off your stroll through the historic town with a wide range of delicacies. Particularly worth seeing is the partially preserved city wall, the unique closed church square, the so-called iron house, the old town hall (today gallery) and the "Gute Stube" of the city. There are also stylish shopping opportunities, numerous quaint pubs, cafés and restaurants that invite you to linger in a medieval setting.