The Zeche Zollverein (Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex) is a former industrial site in the German city of Essen. Today, it is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
European Route of Industrial Heritage
Zeche Zollverein is an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage (ERIH). The ERIH is a tourist route of selected industrial heritage sites in Europe
Route of Industrial Culture
Zeche Zollverein also forms an anchor point on the Route of Industrial Culture (Route der Industriekultur). This is a tourist themed route in the Ruhr area.