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Stroll along the river, browse the shops in the vast mall and gaze up at the enormous gas holder that hosts art exhibits.

Oberhausen is an innovative and historical city on the Emscher River. It is known for hosting the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. Explore the New Town quarter at the heart of this intriguing industrial city.

In the nucleus of the New Town district is the CentrO complex, which comprises a shopping mall, restaurants and bars. Spend a few hours browsing the range of stores in the large mall. Bring your kids to the children’s theme park and walk with your family along the scenic promenade.

The shopping complex is adjacent to the iconic Gasometer, a large industrial cylinder that historically held gas. Inspect the works of art in the exhibits held inside the structure. Travel to the roof via the elevator to enjoy spectacular views of the town.

Walk east to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Oberhausen and visit the Aquapark Oberhausen. Next door is the Sea Life Oberhausen, which has many exhibits for the whole family to enjoy. Note that this site was the home of Paul the Octopus, who famously predicted the results of the soccer World Cup in 2010 by picking the food marked by the winning nation’s flag. He correctly predicted the results of all seven of Germany’s matches.

Enjoy the warm summers here with a trip to Kaisergarten Park and Zoo. Bring your children to see some of the 450 animals in the zoo. Other activities include playgrounds, pony rides and mini-golf. Admire the exhibits in the Ludwig Gallery in the park’s majestic Oberhausen Castle.

Fly to the airports of Düsseldorf or Cologne and drive to this city in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of western Germany. It is near the Dutch border, not far from Dortmund. Ride one of the many trains from Bonn, Duisburg and elsewhere in Europe. Get around the city via bus, tram or train.

Oberhausen has an important industrial heritage and a range of fun family activities.

Super8 by Wyndham Oberhausen
Super8 by Wyndham Oberhausen
3 out of 5
Brammenring 111, Oberhausen, NRW
The price is CA $78 per night from Jun 18 to Jun 18
Situated in Oberhausen, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Metronom Theater, AQUApark Oberhausen, and Sea Life Oberhausen. CentrO and Konig Pilsener Arena ...
4.3/5Excellent! (148 reviews)
Great new hotel.
"New hotel in perfect conditions. I absolutely recommend it"

Reviewed on Oct. 23, 2020

Super8 by Wyndham Oberhausen
Select Hotel am Centro Oberhausen
Select Hotel am Centro Oberhausen
4.5 out of 5
Max-Planck-Ring 6, Oberhausen, NW
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Situated in the business district, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kaisergarten Park and Zoo, CentrO, and Konig Pilsener Arena. Sea Life Oberhausen ...
4/5Very Good! (603 reviews)
"It was very reminiscent of an American trucker stop or seedy motel from the 70s. Staff were friendly, and the breakfast was lovely, but the rooms and old bathrooms need an overhaul. And felt like I had turned back the clock 45 years."

Reviewed on Dec. 19, 2019

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Arthotel ANA Soul
Arthotel ANA Soul
3.5 out of 5
Paul-Reusch-Straße 38, Oberhausen, NRW
The price is CA $83 per night from Jun 19 to Jun 19
Located in the heart of Oberhausen, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Oberhausen Congress Centre and Theater Oberhausen. Konig Pilsener Arena and Kaisergarten ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
"Gute Lage. Modern und elegant. Gute geräumige zimmer"

Reviewed on Dec. 14, 2020

Arthotel ANA Soul
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Holiday Room at the Marschenhof Riding Stable
Holiday Room at the Marschenhof Riding Stable
Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia
The price is CA $66 per night from Jun 16 to Jun 16
Situated on a lake, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Archaelogical Park, Roman Museum, and Xanten Cathedral. Xanten Market Square is 2.3 mi (3.7 ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Alles Top
"Jederzeit einen Besuch wert."

Reviewed on Sep. 16, 2020

Holiday Room at the Marschenhof Riding Stable
Haus am Stadttor
Haus am Stadttor
3.5 out of 5
Steinhagen 21, Hattingen
The price is CA $108 per night from Jun 13 to Jun 13
Situated in Hattingen, this apartment building is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Industry Museum Henrichshuette and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Isenburg Castle. Haus Kemnade ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
"Die Wohnung liegt direkt in der schönen Hattinger Altstadt. Die Ausstattung ist super und sehr geschmackvoll und die Vermieter sind total nett. Wir kommen gerne wieder!"

Reviewed on Aug. 28, 2020

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Modern, Apartment Schalkearena / Movie Park Vacation Apartment
Modern, Apartment Schalkearena / Movie Park Vacation Apartment
Gladbeck, North Rhine-Westphalia
The price is CA $177 per night from Jun 16 to Jun 16
Located in Zweckel, this apartment building is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Wittringen Castle and within 6 mi (10 km) of Movie Park Germany and Veltins-Arena. Alpincenter ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Schöne Ferienwohnung!
"Sehr schöner Ferienwohnung und guten Kontakt."

Reviewed on Oct. 13, 2019

Modern, Apartment Schalkearena / Movie Park Vacation Apartment
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