20 Sights in Bochum, Germany (with Map and Images)

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1. Heimkehrer-Dankeskirche (Hl. Familie)

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The Homegehrer Dankeskirche is a Roman Catholic church in the Bochum district of Weitmar as well as a memorial for peace and reconciliation among the peoples. She is consecrated to the Holy Family. Since 2009 it has been a branch church of the municipality of St. Franziskus in Bochum-widemar in the diocese of Essen. The church has been under monument protection since 2005. In 2010, the Church was one of 52 so -called "spiritual cultural filling stations" in the diocese of Essen in the Culture City of Ruhr. Sacred construction is unique in Germany in its overall concept.

Wikipedia: Heimkehrer-Dankeskirche (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia, Website

2. Christuskirche Linden

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The Christuskirche on Hattinger Straße in Bochum-Linden is a church building of the Evangelical parish of Bochum-Linden. It was built between 1874 and 1877 according to plans by the Witten master builder Friedrich Ellinghaus in the neo-Gothic style. In the last days of the Second World War, on 11 April 1945, one day after Bochum's city centre had already been taken over by US troops, it burned down during the fighting in Linden. It was rebuilt from 1950 to 1953. The exterior made of Ruhr sandstone is a listed building. The Christuskirche is a hall church.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Bochum-Linden) (DE), Website

3. Jobsiadebrunnen

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Jobsiadebrunnen Marcus Schweisss / CC BY 3.0

The Jobsiade fountain is located on Husemannplatz in Bochum. The fountain was donated by Deutsche Bank and opened to the public in 1987. The artist Karl Ulrich Nuss refers to the examination scene of Carl Arnold Kortum's Jobsiade. The group of figures consists of five people: the self-confident but highly clueless theology student Jobs, three examiners and a night watchman. In 2013, the fountain was sprayed with white lacquer by vandals. In 2018, one of the bronze figures was sprayed with gold lacquer.

Wikipedia: Jobsiade-Brunnen (DE)

4. Bermuda3eck

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Bermudadreieck or Bermuda3Eck is the designation for an area in the center of Bochum, Germany, with a high density of bars and restaurants, bounded by the streets Südring, Brüderstraße, Kortumstraße and Viktoriastraße. The number of gastronomic establishments has increased since the beginning of the 1980s, spurred by the short distance to the Bochum Theater, Union Theater and the main train station. It is served by Engelbert-Brunnen/Bermudadreieck U-Straßenbahn Station, on lines 308 & 318.

Wikipedia: Bermudadreieck (EN), Website

5. Petrikirche

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The Petrikirche is a Protestant church building at Wiemelhauser Straße 255 in Bochum-Wiemelhausen. It belongs to the Evangelical Church of Westphalia. It was built from 1901 to 1903 according to plans by the Bochum architect Heinrich Robert in the neo-Gothic style. The so-called Wiesbaden program, which provided for one-room churches centered on the altar, pulpit and organ, was decisive for the interior design.

Wikipedia: Petrikirche (Wiemelhausen) (DE), Heritage Website

6. Jahrhunderthalle

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The Jahrhunderthalle is an event hall in the Stahlhausen district of Bochum, Germany. The hall was built in 1902 by the Bochumer Verein for the Düsseldorf Industrial and Commercial Exhibition and then reused as a blower machine hall for the blast furnaces of the Bochumer Verein. It has been extended several times, the name Jahrhunderthalle is now used for the entire building, which covers an area of 8,900 m².

Wikipedia: Jahrhunderthalle (Bochum) (DE), Website

7. Epiphanias Gemeinde (Autobahnkirche)

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The Evangelical-Lutheran Epiphany Church in the Bochum district of Hamme, whose name recalls the apparition of Christ to the wise men from the East, was built from 1929 according to designs by the Castrop-Rauxel architect Wilhelm Tiefenbach. The Epiphany Church was opened on 30 May 2010 as the first motorway church in a major city and was included in the Route of Industrial Heritage in 2011.

Wikipedia: Epiphanias-Kirche (Bochum) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

8. Malakowturm

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The Medical History Collection of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum is a collection of more than 10,000 instruments and large-scale equipment from all fields of medicine. It is housed in an old Malakow tower of the former Julius-Philipp colliery from 1877. It is sponsored by the Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Wikipedia: Medizinhistorische Sammlung der Ruhr-Universität Bochum (DE)

9. Trauernde Alte

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Trauernde Alte Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird Maschinenjunge als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC BY-SA 3.0

The sculpture mourners is a plastic to commemorate the victims of the Second World War, created by the sculptor and graphic artist Gerhard Marcks. It was inaugurated on November 4, 1956 with a ceremony, the 12th anniversary of the heaviest bombing of Bochum in 1944. Every year on November 4, a wreath of the city leaders will be laid down here.

Wikipedia: Trauernde Alte (DE)

10. Kunstmuseum Bochum

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Kunstmuseum Bochum Der ursprünglich hochladende Benutzer war Stahlkocher in der Wikipedia auf Deutsch / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Bochum Museum - Art Collection is an art museum in the city park district of Bochum. It is located at the northern end of Kortumstrasse in Bochum. The Bochum city park is opposite the museum, including some steel art objects. The museum goes back to the municipal painting gallery and the year 1921.

Wikipedia: Kunstmuseum Bochum (DE), Website

11. Figurentheater-Kolleg Bochum

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Figurentheater-Kolleg Bochum improgranti.de / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Figurentheater-Kolleg has been a state-approved continuing education institution in Bochum since 1977. Since 1991, it has been sponsored by the Verein zur Förderung des Figurentheater-Kolleg Bochum. Previously, it was supported by the German Institute for Puppetry, which closed in 1991.

Wikipedia: Figurentheater-Kolleg (DE), Website

12. Zeiss Planetarium Bochum

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Zeiss Planetarium Bochum Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Planetarium Bochum is one of the most visited star theatres in Europe. It is located near the Ruhrstadion on the northeastern edge of downtown Bochum in the Ruhr area. The planetarium was built in 1964 as the first German planetarium of the post-war period. It is now a listed building.

Wikipedia: Zeiss Planetarium Bochum (DE), Twitter, Facebook, Website

13. Bismarckturm

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The Bismarck Tower in Bochum is a Bismarck Tower and observation tower in the Stadtpark Bochum, inaugurated in 1910. Like all Bismarck towers, it is dedicated to Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, who was nationally revered as the architect of the founding of the Reich in 1871.

Wikipedia: Bismarckturm (Bochum) (DE), Heritage Website

14. IUZ Sternwarte Bochum

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IUZ Sternwarte Bochum The original uploader was Stahlkocher at German Wikipedia. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Bochum Observatory, often known in Bochum as Cape Kaminski is a research institute in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The institution came into being through a private initiative. Its main areas of interest are in radio astronomy and environmental research.

Wikipedia: Bochum Observatory (EN), Website

15. Christuskirche

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The Christuskirche Bochum is a Protestant church in Bochum, Germany. It is located in the immediate vicinity of Bochum's town hall. There are other churches with this name in Bochum, so in the districts Langendreer, Linden, Gerthe and Günnigfeld.

Wikipedia: Christuskirche (Bochum) (DE), Website

16. Telefonmuseum Bochum

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The telephone museum in Bochum is supported by the Förderverein Telekom-Historik Bochum e. V., founded in 1996, and is located on the premises of Deutsche Telekom at Karl-Lange-Straße 23, where the Bochum telecommunication tower is also located.

Wikipedia: Telefonmuseum Bochum (DE), Website

17. Königsgruber Park

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The Park Königsgrube is a wild growing park on the wasteland of the former Königsgrube colliery. Today it is used as a local recreation area and for various leisure activities and is part of the Route of Industrial Heritage.

Wikipedia: Park Königsgrube (DE)

18. Kulturzentrum Bahnhof Langendreer

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Kulturzentrum Bahnhof Langendreer Frank Vincentz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Kulturzentrum Bahnhof-Langendreer is a nationally known socio-cultural centre in the Ruhr area. It is located in the Bochum district of Langendreer in the former entrance building of the local station.

Wikipedia: Kulturzentrum Bahnhof-Langendreer (DE), Facebook, Website

19. Steinkohlezeche Urbaunus

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Steinkohlezeche Urbaunus Ilgner, Gerhard Dr. / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

The Mansfeld colliery is a former coal mine in the Bochum district of Langendreer. The mine was created by consolidating several previously independent mines. The mine was in operation for almost 90 years.

Wikipedia: Zeche Mansfeld (DE)

20. Schauspielhaus Bochum

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The Schauspielhaus Bochum is one of the notable drama theatres in Germany. It is located on Königsallee in Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia. Eric de Vroedt is an established guest director at the theatre.

Wikipedia: Schauspiel Bochum (EN), Heritage Website


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