zollverein - khazad-dûm
Highest position: #21 on Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex
(from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
Stairs to the museum inside the Visitor Centre
(former Kohlenwäsche/Coal Washing)
The Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex is a large former industrial site in the city of Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It has been inscribed into the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since December 14, 2001 and is one of the anchor points of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
On its 25th session in December 2001, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared both the sites of the shafts 12 and 1/2 and the cokery a World Heritage Site.
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