On a visit to Essen you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Essen. These places are what Essen is all about. These must see places in Essen will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Once the largest and still considered as the most beautiful coal mine of the world, this famous industrial complex has been an ideal example of heavy industry of Europe. In 2001, this complex was recognized as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Since 1986, the complex had been rebooted as a cultural hub, equipped with museums, artist studios, spaces for...
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Essen-Bredeney, 45133 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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) from 1873 to 1945. At present, it house the offices of the Kulturstiftung Ruhr (Ruhr Cultural Foundation). You can visit around the furnished private q...
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Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 foundation, soon the museum developed as a significant museum of modern art in Germany. At present, the museum has been recognized as one of the famous mus...
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Virchowstrasse 167a, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
09:00 am - 11:59 pm
This famous botanical garden was established in 1927. The primary am behind the establishment of the park was for recreation, education and research work for the botany subject. However, some parts of the park got destroyed during World War II. Later on, in 1965 the government recreated the damaged parts of the park. At present, the park is divided...
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Zeche Zollverein | Gelsenkirchener Str. 181,45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Located within former coal washing plant of Zollverein Coal Mine complex, this museum is one of the top places of interest within the industrial complex. At present, the museum has an extensive collection of historical, archeological and geological information that were collected by the former Ruhr land museum of Essen.
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Gelsenkirchener Str. 181, 45309 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 Museum. At present, the museum house around 2,000 contemporary designs in the exhibition area. Some of the designs are inspired from the daily lifestyle an...
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Werden, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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 paradise for recreational activities and water sports. The well developed circular path around the lake offers a great space for bikers, skaters and ...