Hotel Reservations in Bochum
Experience the restoration of a quintessential German city outside your luxury hotel in Bochum. With a thriving mix of industry, art and education, Bochum is a wealth of German history, culture, and recreation.
Be sure to visit some of Bochum's most historical landmarks. The city dates back to the 9th century, though didn't see a population surge until the 19th century, when steel industry and coal mining emerged in the area. During World War II, Bochum experienced devastating destruction and depression. An aggressive rebuild followed, much of it by the remaining citizens of Bochum.
Altes Brauhaus Rietkotter is an old brewing house, and one of the oldest houses in Bochum - dating back to 1630. Originally built as a home, the facility now houses a restaurant that still brews its own beer. Bochum City Hall was built 1927-1931 in a Renaissance style. It features two beautiful fountains and the worlds first cast steel chimes.
Blankenstein Castle was built in the 13th century by Count Adolf I of the Mark. While technically located in Hattingen, the ruins are owned by Bochum. Haus Kemnade is a moated castle dating back to at least 1393. It features a museum of local history, large collection of musical instruments dating from the 16th to 20th century, collection of East Asian objects, and restaurant. Propsteikirche St. Peter und Paul is the oldest church in Bochum, built by Charlemagne between 785-800.
Visitors can also discover the Ruhr University Botanical Gardens, municipal zoo, Geological Garden and Museum of Art.
Book 3, 4 and 5 Star Hotels in Bochum
Discover medieval history and dramatic modern arts while staying in a luxury hotel in Bochum! Booking luxury hotel reservations in Bochum is easy with ExcellentHotels.com.