Bottrop, only 14 kms away from Gelsenkirchen-Buer
The city of Bottrop, which has just under 120,000 inhabitants, is located almost directly northwest of Essen in the center of the Ruhr area#.
The A2 motorway leads across the metropolis, to the east it also borders the A31. Concerning the connection over the airspace the airports Duesseldorf and Dortmund # are both not too far away.
Like most other cities in the area, Bottrop was once a center of mining in Germany. Today, with the Prosper-Haniel mine, the only mine still in existence exists in the whole region. Around 4,000 people are still employed there, producing 3.9 million tonnes of coal annually. However, the days of mining are also counted here: with the expiry of state subsidies, the last mine in Germany will probably have to close in 2019.
In the heart of the Ruhr area, efforts are therefore being made to concentrate on other economic priorities. Various medium-sized companies, in particular from the fields of logistics and packaging as well as kitchen construction and lighting requirements, are now shaping the economy of the city. In total, she was named "InnovationCity
Ruhr ", as the economy has set itself the goal of halving its CO2 emissions and energy consumption within 10 years.
Those who want to convince themselves of the improved air quality and spend the night in a Pension Bottrop or accommodation in Bottrop should pay more attention to excursions, especially urban architecture and entertainment.
The Alte Apotheke with the year of construction 1895 in brick-look, the lock Beck - a palace building from the late baroque - or also the mansion Beckmann in the art nouveau are formative and architecturally exciting as well as worth seeing buildings of the Ruhr metropolis. In particular, amusement parks such as the Alpincenter or the amusement park Movie-World in Bottrop-Kirchhellen attract more and more visitors from all over Europe. In order to try out all the attractions such as roller coasters and indoor skiing fun in peace, in Bottrop comfortable accommodation opportunities in a Pension Bottrop or a lodging Bottrop ready
Gelsenkirchen-Buer is where you can find us!
Attention!!! Navigation Address: