Best Things To Do in Bochum, Germany

Whether you're visiting Bochum for a few days or are a localite, Bochum is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Bochum. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Bochum. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Bochum. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Bochum keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Bochum listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Bochum

Here is the list of things to do in Bochum and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Deutschesbergbau Museum

    Address: Am Bergbaumuseum 28 44791 Bochum, Germany +49 234 5877 ext. 0

    A 71 meter high shaft tower, which at one point stood at Dortmund’s Germania mine, leads you both up to a spectacular view and also down about 20 meters, where there is a network of passages that lead through a mine that is open to tourists. In the mine there is an array of machines and methods that were used in the mining of both iron and...Read more
  2. Botanischer Garten

    Address: Stadtgarten Wattenscheid, Stadtgartenring, 44866 Bochum, Germany

    Vogelpark Stadtgarten Wattenscheid is a bird park in Wattenscheid where you would want to linger for hours together. At this small bird sanctuary you will get to witness several species of birds like owls, peacocks, swans, and chickens. The visit is made worthier by the presence of a few exotic plants like the mammoth and the trumpet tree. The p...Read more
  3. Starlight Express

    Address: Stadionring 24 44791 Bochum, Germany +49 234 506020

    The Starlight Express Musical is a must when you are in Bochum. It is one of the most fruitful musicals in the world and features twenty four actors that all perform on roller skates. You will never come across anything else like this and is defiantly worth your time to see.  
  4. Art Hotel Tucholsky

    Address: Viktoriastraße 73 44787 Bochum, Germany +49 234 96436 ext. 0

    In the city center of Bochum is this three star hotel, which offers modern rooms with an on-site café and tapas bar. All rooms have a television, Wi-Fi and a desk. The café is designed in an art deco style and the tapas bar is situated in the basement of the hotel. The main train station is just 400 meters away from the hotel.  
  5. Park Inn Radisson

    Address: Massenbergstraße 19-21 44787 Bochum, Germany +49 234 9690

    The Park Inn is a 4 star hotel that hosts modern rooms, international restaurant and a sauna area. Less than 200 meters away from the inn are shopping centers and the railway station. The TwinTower restaurant offers a breakfast buffet and offers an array of international cuisine.
  6. Tryp Bochum Wattenscheid Hotel

    Address: Josef-Hauman-Strasse, 1 44866 Bochum, Germany +49 2327 9900

    This hotel is only 200 meters away from the main square. The Bochum City center and the Starlight Express musical are only a 15 minute drive away from the hotel. The rooms are all furnished and include a Wi-Fi internet access. Every morning the restaurant offers a breakfast buffet and in the evenings you can enjoy an international cuisine.  
  7. Vogelpark Bochum-wattenscheid

    Tags: Park, Bird Watching

    Address: Stadtgarten Wattenscheid, Stadtgartenring, 44866 Bochum, Germany

    Vogelpark Stadtgarten Wattenscheid is a bird park in Wattenscheid where you would want to linger for hours together. At this small bird sanctuary you will get to witness several species of birds like owls, peacocks, swans, and chickens. The visit is made worthier by the presence of a few exotic plants like the mammoth and the trumpet tree. The p...Read more
  8. Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum Dahlhausen

    Address: Dr.-C.-Otto-Straße 191 44879 Bochum, Germany +49 234 492516

    A 71 meter high shaft tower, which at one point stood at Dortmund’s Germania mine, leads you both up to a spectacular view and also down about 20 meters, where there is a network of passages that lead through a mine that is open to tourists. In the mine there is an array of machines and methods that were used in the mining of both iron and...Read more
  9. Cig Kofte

    Address: Bochum

    If you are vegetarian or vegan then you should try this restaurant. The menu is half veggie and half vegan that offer salads, wraps, baklava, soup and more. You will find delicious veggie and vegan cuisine that suits you. The restaurant is opposite the Bochum city hall.

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