"Oberhausen - Gasometer and more" Top 5 Page for this destination Oberhausen by ettiewyn
Oberhausen Travel Guide: 38 reviews and 174 photos
I like the city of Oberhausen! I have been here several times to attend concerts, and also to visit exhibitions in the gasometer (see Things To Do tip). Oberhausen is located in the Ruhr area, and thus very close to Duisburg, Essen and Dortmund, but also not far from Cologne and Düsseldorf. The city has 214,000 inhabitants.
Update April 2012: No new tips, I just moved the whole page to its proper location. I just discovered that it was previously located on an obscure little village in the Eifel! I had never heard about it before! So now everything is located at the proper VT location, in the Ruhrgebiet.
Like most other cities of the Ruhr Area it has been an industry town and grew because of its iron and steel works, but most of them are closed now. It is becoming an attractive city now, with new shopping malls, art centers and renovations all over.
The Gasometer originally was huge gas tank connected with the iron and steel industry of the city. Constructed in the... more travel advice
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