Bottrop is another popular coal-mining city you don’t wanna miss, and that cements your impressions about the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
The city falls in the industrial Ruhr Area and even adjoins some cities of Essen, Oberhausen, Gladbeck and Dorsten. The city is famous on the world map for its industrial outfits. It registered its presence as a place of coal-mining and rail center and even consists factories producing coal-tar derivatives, chemicals, textiles, and machinery.
Bottrop has some past in the form of its famous Beck Castle. Initially, the building was planned as a regal dwelling, but by the end of the 18th century, it turned out to be a distillery. Around 1850, the castle came into the custody of the Metternich family.
Regardless of the severity of the Second World War, the castle stayed unharmed. Only after the war in 1958, the Hibernia Mining Society took claim of the property by buying it. For the reason of years of ignorance, the castle had to be entirely restored before finally making it open to the public.
Are you a sports fan? Indoor ski slope are almost found in numerous countries and you might get a chance to see it in Bottrop also. The Indoor ski slope in the city is the world’s longest by means of 640m and can be located in the AlpinCenter.
The Movie Park Germany, a theme park by way of real movie studios, is clearly the landmark of the city. Its initial name was Warner Bros. Movie World, by the way. You may have heard of it.
The amusement park is very trendy among people in the surrounding area. Particularly kids love to spend their time there to have a lot of fun for an entire day. The park board also presents Christmas parties along with nightly dances and recitations.
But that’s not all Bottrop’s theme park has to offer. You will find some other attractions as well in the form of Wendy house, Adventure simulator, Trampolines, and Electric race track for horses. Places for barbecues, paddle and rowing boats, and roller coaster draw crowds in it. ;-)