Best Things To Do in Essen, Germany

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    Villa Huegel

    Tags: Historical Site, Entertainment, Concert, Exhibition

    Address: Essen-Bredeney, 45133 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This beautiful mansion is located in Bredeney , that now belonged in the modern city of Essen. It was built by Alfred Krupp and had been the residence of the Krupp family (the famous industrialists) f...Read more

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    Museum Folkwang

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Established in 1922, Museum Folkwang has some of the finest art collection belonging to the age of 19th and 20th century. The museum was founded in 1902 by Karl Ernst Osthaus in Hagen. After its found...Read more

  3. # 3 of 834 Things To Do in Essen | Added 1109 times in trip plans
    The Baldeneysee

    Tags: Restaurant, Water Sport, Lake, Boating

    Address: Werden, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Completed in 1933, it is one of the six largest reservoirs of Ruhr, lies on the southern part of Essen. It is also said to be the largest lake of Essen. This artificial water body as now turned into a...Read more

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    Aalto Theatre

    Tags: Entertainment, Theatre, Concert

    Address: Hyssenallee, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Visit the famous opera house of Essen that has been an important destination for major performing arts, till date. The house was designed by Alvar Aalto (a Finnish architect). You can guess from where...Read more

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    Essen Cathedral Treasury

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Burg Platz 2 - 45127, Essen

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Also known Essen Minster (in Germany), was established in 1958. Since its established it was considered as the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Essen. It was built in honor of Saints Cosmas and th...Read more

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    Abteikirche St. Liudger

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Exhibition

    Address: Bruckstrasse 54, 45239 Essen, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    If you are visiting Werden Abbey, you cannot miss its famous highlight, i.e. Abteikirche St. Liudger. It is a beautiful late-Romanesque church and was named after the Frisian missionary was buried her...Read more

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    Das Park Hotel

    Address: Alfredstraße 118, 45131 Essen, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The hotel is completely made up of automated concrete drain tubes with beds inside. All you have to do is book and you are given a code for the door. It is quite cheap and it operates on honor-based s...Read more

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    Atelier Klaudia Possemeyer-tepper

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: 45326, Palmbuschweg 56, 45326 Essen, Germany

    This art gallery of Klaudia Possemeyer can be a place of interest if you are into painting or love to see the artworks of others. The genres that she paints in are landscapes, people, still life and p...Read more

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    Atlantic Congress Hotel Essen

    Address: Norbertstraße 2 45131 Essen, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This hotel is suitable for business travelers- the staff is extremely friendly, the rooms are big and extremely comfortable. The hotel offers such amenities as the gym, a restaurant and a spa. Guests ...Read more

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    Motel One Essen

    Address: Kennedyplatz 3, 45127 Essen, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This hotel is still quite new. The rooms are quite spacious and comfortable- suitable for visitors in the city who are not afraid to spend a bit more. The rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, T...Read more

  11. # 11 of 834 Things To Do in Essen

    Address: Rottstraße 7, 45127 Essen, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a great meeting place for students, families, mangers and punks and consists of 5 bars round a big playground. This is the urban culture centre of the city. Phone number :- +49 201 226603...Read more

  12. # 12 of 834 Things To Do in Essen

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Adults

    Address: Juliusstraße 4, 45128 Essen, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are looking for a combination of great atmosphere with cocktails, then head to Daktari in Essen. One of the city’s popular bar, Daktari offers a perfect nightlife setting for a perfect di...Read more

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    Wohnraum Im Unperfekthaus

    Address: Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 18, neben Einkaufszentrum Limbecker Platz, 45127 Essen

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is another great eatery in Essen offering great Mediterranean, nouveau and vegetarian cuisine. Unfortunately credit cards are not accepted. The restaurant is open from 10am until 10:30pm. It usua...Read more

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    Franz-Josef Eickhoff Image

    Address: Dumberger Straße 58

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    Toller Springstall mit vielen Möglichkeiten und gutem Unterricht, leider keine Paddocks

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    Red Dot Design Museum

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Gelsenkirchener Str. 181, 45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Visit this unique museum that holds largest presentation of contemporary design in the world. Nearly 160,000 international guests turn up to visit this awe-inspiring museum, named Red Dot Design Museu...Read more