Best Things To Do in Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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

Check out free places to visit in Gelsenkirchen which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Gelsenkirchen will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Gelsenkirchen recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Gelsenkirchen

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

  1. Schloss Horst.

    Tags: Landmark, Castle

    Address: Turfstraße 21, 45899 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

    Castle Horst is a flawless architectural beauty which has a historical significance. It has got two immensely large historical halls which add beauty to the castle. The restaurant on the terrace is a delight for the visitors to enjoy the sight with some scrumptious meals. No other place is classier than this. The interiors are an impeccable piec...Read more
  2. Ruhr Zoo Gelsenkirchen

    Tags: Outdoors, Zoo

    Address: Bleckstraße 64, 45889 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

    Witness the exquisite animal kingdom in a style that has not been portrayed earlier at the Ruhr Zoo in Germany. One of the most outstanding zoological parks in the country, this place prides itself in proclaiming the best varieties and the best display of the animals. This place opened in 1949, but since then it has undergone significant change...Read more
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    Address: Adenauerallee 103

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    Wayne Boone

    Very nice hotel with friendly staff. Food was very good, rooms are a little dated but still good quality. The hotel grounds are...

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  4. Skulpurenwald Image
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    Address: Virchowstraße 100, 45886 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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    Beate Schulte

    "Hier, am südlichsten Punkt der Stadt Gelsenkirchen, in Ückendorf, warten zwei Halden, von denen eine zu den schönsten im Ru...

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  5. Herkules Auf Dem Nordsternturm Image
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    Address: Nordsternstraße 1, 45899 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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    Markus Werner

    Perfekter Rundumblick über das gesamte Ruhrgebiet. Wer mal auf dem Gelände der ehemaligen Zeche Nordstern ist sollte sich das...

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  6. Veltins Arena Image
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    Tags: Stadium

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    KateLynn Gordon

    This Arena is a huge venue! Pink took on such a large crowd. Whenever I make it back to Germany, I will definitely be checking ...

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    Tags: Amusement Park, Zoo

    Address: Bleckstraße 64, 45889 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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    Andrea Šaravanja

    Very nice Zoo, clean and nicely planned out. I give it four stars because most of the animals were hidden and we couldn't see t...

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  8. Nordstern Park Image
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    Tags: Park

    Address: Am Bugapark 1, 45899 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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    Appearia .

    A great place to go for walks. The play area looks awesome, too. Can be a bit busy at certain times.

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    Tags: Amusement Park, Zoo

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    Haniah Mala

    Super !

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