The Bochum Hauptbahnhof, usually translated as the Bochum Central Station, is the main railway station of the city of Bochum, western Germany.
The old station was originally opened back in 1860 at Konigsallee, at the south-west edge of the central historical area of Bochum, and belonged to the Bergisch Markische Railway Company. It was part of the railway line from Witten/Dortmund to Oberhausen/Duisburg. In June 1953, the project of constructing a new station was approved, and the work began in February the next year. The ceremonial opening took place on October 12th, 1955. In 2004, a project to modernize the station was approved and the renovation started immediately. On May 29th, 2006, the station reopened.
Sightseeing near Bochum Hauptbahnhof
Bochum is a lovely location for tourists, who will love to get a glimpse of the cultural life of western Germany. The Botanical Garden, the Haus Kemnade, the German Mining Museum, the Lake Kemnade, the Propsteikirche St. Peter and Paul, the Blankenstein Castle, the Bochum City Hall, the Bochum Museum Collection of Art, the Starlight Express Theater, the Open air Theater Watternsheid, the Thumer Concert Hall, the Kino Endstation and the Bochum Civic Theater are some of the most interesting attraction in the city, which tourists will surely love.
The Renaissance Bochum Hotel is one of the top hotels in Bochum, close to some of the most interesting sites in the center, offering deluxe rooms for prices starting at € 120 per night. Another great accommodation spot in the city center is the TRYP Bochum Wattenscheid Hotel, where guests can rest in standard rooms for prices starting at € 43 per night.
Address: Kurt-Schumacher-Platz 13-15, 44787 Bochum, Germany
Phone: +49 234/9143 ext. 0
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