Nowhere can the character of the Ruhrgebiet be experienced as succinctly as in Bochum. The visible industrial past, the lifestyle of a pulsating metropolis and the important position as a theater and scene city form an independent profile.
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Cultural life in the Ruhr metropolis is particularly exciting. Every year, renowned music and theater events such as the Zeltfestival Ruhr, Bochum Total, Urbanatix, the Ruhrtriennale or the Ruhr Piano Festival attract several hundred thousand visitors to the city. In addition, the regular performances of Starlight Express, the performances of the Bochum Symphony Orchestra or the Schauspielhaus Bochum provide the best live entertainment. The Ruhr Valley city has distinguished itself as one of the densest cultural landscapes in Europe.
The world-renowned German Mining Museum in Bochum, which attracts some 400,000 visitors a year, and the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, a modern event venue housed in walls that are well over a century old, are unparalleled in Germany. In addition, there are many other attractions - from the art museum and the situation art with the art collections of the Ruhr University Bochum and the new museum underground to the zoo and the Zeiss Planetarium Bochum.
The Bermuda3Eck, known far beyond the city's borders, offers a gastronomic landscape comprising more than 80 locations. The trendy district between Südring and Konrad-Adenauer-Platz has more than 7,000 seats in the gastronomy, additionally about 3,000 outdoor seats and counts more than 3 million visitors per year.