Hattingen is a small city mear Bochum and Essen. The old city is the area of interest here which is very nice place to hand around, do your shopping and relax in one of the many bars or coffee shops.
Official site, also in English, French & Dutch:
Favorite thing: Even it is a city and a Steel Town, Hattingen is still very green and nice, here are few landscape images I took from the top of the old city watchtower.
Favorite thing: Hattingen is rather small city and most of the people lives in houese. Here are few photos of some nice houses I saw while walking around.
Favorite thing: CASTLE BLANKENSTEIN IS A GREAT MEETINGPOINT YOU LL VE A BEAUTIFUL VIEW AROUND THE RUHRVALLEY AND IN SUMMER YOU CAN STAY IN THE --BIERGARTEN -- DRINKING BEER AND GRILLED MEAT