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where the longest and highest open-air moving staircase in Germany can be found?

At the Zollverein mining complex in Essen, an anchor point on the European Route of Industrial Heritage. People ascending to the old coal washing plant via the 58 meter long moving staircase not only travel to a height of 23.1 metres; from here they find themselves at the start of an exciting journey back through time. Once at the top, visitors are rewarded with a magnificent view of the gigantic industrial site, and they can also immerse themselves in industrial history. Here in the visitor centre at Zollverein Shaft XII, they can find information on ERIH, the Ruhrgebiet Industrial Heritage Trail and the Zollverein World Cultural Heritage site.

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