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03.06.15

ERIH - Annual Conference 2015 - Registration is now open

21 to 23 October 2015 in Pilsen, Czech Republic


26.02.15

Call for Papers - ERIH Annual Conference 2015 - 21-23 October in Pilsen (CZ)

Conference subject: How to attract new Audiences?

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10.02.15

Invitation to tender for work contracts

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Welcome

to the European Route of Industrial Heritage, the tourism information network of industrial heritage in Europe. 

Currently we present about 1,100 sites in 44 European countries. Among these sites there are more than 80 Anchor Points which build the virtual ERIH main route. On eighteen Regional Routes you can discover the industrial history of these landscapes in detail. All sites relate to thirteen European Theme Routes which show the diversity of European industrial history and their common roots.

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Anchor Point of the Day
North Duisburg Landscape Park | Duisburg

“Clean and tidy and ready to be fired up once more”. That may be so. But blast furnace...

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Anchor Points

Anchor points illustrate the complete range of European industrial history.
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Regional Routes

The Regional Routes link landscapes and sites which have left their mark on European industrial history.
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European Theme Routes

Theme Routes take up specific questions relating to European industrial history.
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Biographies

History is always made by people. We present a selection of personalities who influenced the European industrial history.
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Do you know...

where to find the first salt mine of the world?

From the Middle Ages up to the 20th century the people of Wieliczka in Poland continuously mined salt. That's why the local mine was called Magnum Sal. For centuries salt ranked among the country's most valuable ressources. Today the site symbolises the heydey of salt boiling, and having gained the UNESCO World Heritage status it is acknowledged as a top industrial monument. A highlight for visitors are the sculptures carved out of the salt down in the underground halls.

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