The Völklingen Ironworks is a World Heritage Site in Germany defined by the UNESCO in 1994 and definitely a recommended cultural sightseeing location.
It is on position 188 in our monthly survey..
"The ironworks, which cover some 6 ha, dominate the city of Völklingen. Although they have recently gone out of production, they are the only intact example, in the whole of western Europe and North America, of an integrated ironworks that was built and equipped in the 19th and 20th centuries and has remained intact."
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