The "somewhat different Ruhr area city”
The Holiday Inn Express® Recklinghausen will surprise you: in the middle of the Ruhr area, not far from Muensterland, the city presents itself as a cultural-, shopping- and educational center. Recklinghausen is all that and has always had that certain something extra. It is known as the "somewhat different Ruhr area city". Carolingian royal court, mining metropolis, Ruhr festival city: Recklinghausen looks back on fascinating 1200 years of city history. Whether modern or sacred art, the history of electricity or regional history: the museums in Recklinghausen offer a broad program for young and old - informative, entertaining, and eventful. As an educational mine, the "Zeche Recklinghausen" keeps alive the memory of mining, the miners, and their work. Former miners offer various guided tours for those interested. It is also worthwhile to experience the culinary side of Recklinghausen. Friends of fine wines, nibbles or delicious brews will be delighted. River port, beach bar, event venue, destination for bicycle tours - the city port of Recklinghausen on the Rhine-Herne Canal offers all this. Year after year, the famous Ruhr Festival takes place here - it is always worth a trip.
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