Fashion & Shopping in Bochum
Bochum has a vibrant city center with individual and owner-operated stores. In addition, the city boasts a perfect selection of original restaurants, comfortable taverns and hot clubs. The two covered shopping centres of the inner city, Citypoint and Drehscheibe, house chain stores and major brands. Performances in the city such as the Bochum Musical Summer, Bochum Total and Sparkassen Giro attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. This happening town with its 80 localities draws over 3 million visitors every year.
Shopping in the Bochum city centre is fun - starting as soon as you arrive: Drivers can look forward to more than 5,000 parking spaces, and shopping enthusiasts travelling by public transport have a comfortable journey into the city via the recently renovated central station and its central coach station. You will find over 500 shops in Bochum city centre with a total sales area of over 100,000 square metres. A large number of cafés, restaurants and bars ensure culinary breaks from shopping or relaxed dining after shopping.
The Ruhr-Park is a shopping center in Bochum, Germany. With its 115.000 square meters of retail space, It is currently one of the largest shopping centers in Germany. The mall first opened it's doors back in 1964 as one of the first malls in Germany and had a floor area of about 24,000 square meters.
This Bochum shopping center, the Drehscheibe, has over 70 shops located within. If you’re looking for your favorite chain store, like H&M or ESPRIT, you will find one here. There is also a large pedestrian area that can be found just outside of the shopping mall, which often hosts special city events.