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Ruhrgebiet cycling map Bikeline NRW04 Bikeline | 9783850002868

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Bochum - Dortmund - Duisburg - Essen - Rhein - Ruhr - Wupper - Wuppertal The Ruhr area has around five million inhabitants and is the largest conurbation in Germany. The first large cities developed as early as the Middle Ages, with industrialization and the associated economic expansion, the cities and their districts then began to grow together. The population figures increased rapidly from the beginning of the 19th century in connection with the economic coal mining along the Ruhr. Within a few years, numerous collieries and coking plants were built and mining in the Ruhr spread from the south to the Emscher and the Lippe in the north. As a result, the region soon became the largest industrial conurbation in Europe. The beginning of the coal crisis in 1957 brought with it a lasting structural change in the Ruhr area in the following decades - most of the mines were finally shut down, mining is now mainly in the northern foothills of the region. In the course of the reorientation, brownfield sites were recultivated and put to new uses: numerous industrial monuments, local recreation areas and park landscapes were created. In addition, the change from the production to the research location was sought, in addition to universities and colleges, science parks and technology centers were founded. Due to the extensive recultivation measures, the Ruhr area is now considered one of the richest cultural landscapes in Europe. There are numerous industrial and technical museums in the region, industrial sites and a lively cultural scene with theaters and concert halls. Not least because of this high density of cultural institutions, the city of Essen and the Ruhr area were European Capitals of Culture 2010. In the Ruhr area there is a well-developed and dense network of cycle paths that stretches over 1,200 kilometers. The tourist cycle path network of the radrevier.ruhr consists of the comfortable and easy-to-understand network of junctions and three main cycle paths. In addition to the long-distance cycle routes RuhrtalRadweg and Römer-Lippe-Route, the route of industrial culture by bike is an important part of the network of routes in the Ruhr Metropolis. The cycle routes in the special natural landscape of the Ruhr area prove to be interesting and varied. The route of industrial culture by bike enables you to take a very special journey to fascinating, really unusual places in the radrevier.ruhr. You will be amazed at how fresh and green the new face of the Ruhr area is. You will discover important witnesses of 150 years of industrial history. The tours on the foothills of the Ruhrpott, such as the Rotbach route, impress with their scenic idyll and diverse adventure opportunities. Cycle paths and routes with information about surface and traffic density. Selected street names. Precise gradient and distance information. Selection of the most important tourist information. Waterproof and tear-resistant paper. Thoroughly researched and permanently updated. With the cartographic route information you can start your trip confidently, because all the necessary information is already compiled for you: road surface (paved or unpaved), traffic density, hill slopes, distance information tourist infrastructure such as inns and lodging establishments, as well as the cultural and scenic attractions of the region.


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