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Nature & greenery

There's plenty for nature lovers to enjoy in the Ruhr region. Come for a stroll through the municipal park or the Botanical Gardens in Bochum and discover the range of fun activities on offer at Ümminger Lake.
Botanical Gardens
Bochum's Botanical Gardens are not only used by the university for teaching purposes but also offer visitors fascinating insights into the world of plants. The succulents house, the tropical house and the Chinese garden are some of its top attractions. You can get close to nature in the unspoilt countryside of the neighbouring Lottental valley.
Ümminger Lake
Ümminger Lake is a modern recreation area situated in the green open spaces of the Ölbachtal valley. The bird sanctuary on a small island on the lake is also used as a breeding station. The replica of a Westphalian farmhouse together with "Bochum's largest beer garden" are great places to spend a pleasant afternoon.
Bochum municipal park
The municipal park is located near the town centre and has been designed in the style of an English garden. The rose garden, fountains and romantic boating lake make Bochum municipal park one of the most beautiful parks of its kind in North Rhine-Westphalia.
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