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Hattingen is a city of the state North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany..


Hattingen is a town of medieval heritage. Its steel industry (Henrichshütte) had high industrial relevance in the 19th and 20th century. Nowadays the focus in on Tourism, small industry, and service.

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By Train[edit]

S3 (Oberhausen - Hattingen) leaves every 20 minutes

By Bus / Tram[edit]

  • Bus SB37 (Bochum - Ennepetal) leaves every 60 minutes
  • Tram 308 (Bochum - Hattingen) leaves every 15 minutes
  • Bus 332 (Wuppertal - Hattingen) leaves every 60 minutes

By Car[edit]

Either use A43 to Sprockhövel or Herbede, or get in via B51, which passes Hattingen city center.

Get around[edit]

A comprehensive bus network connects the city centre to most parts of the city on weekdays between 6 am and 6 pm. For other times, there are evenign- and night buses on some routes, but don't expect to reach

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Old Town[edit]

Hattingen Old Town features nearly 150 timber-framed houses and a medieval central square around the church.

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Ruhr Valley[edit]

The Ruhr valley is equipped with a comprehensive bicycle- and footpath network.


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Sports and Outdoor[edit]

  • Skating around Kemnader See (10 km skater road around the Lake between Bochum, Witten and Hattingen)
  • Cycling / Walking / Running in the Ruhr valley
  • Walk or cycle along the old railway track from Hattingen City Center to Wuppertal, passing by Sprockhövel, featuring an original railway tunnel
  • Hiking at Ruhrhöhenweg
  • Bouldering at Bodenlos Hattingen

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The central pedestrian area is located behind the big mall at the central bus station and railway station. Hattingen Old Town (Altstadt) features a number of nice little stores.

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