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Essen, the cultural heart of the Rhur region


Getting there You can get to Essen from Brussels, Munich and Cologne. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 04:06 HK$322
From Frankfurt 01:52 HK$303
From Berlin 03:42 HK$193
From Brussels 02:39 HK$175
From Munich 05:17 HK$303
From Cologne 00:46 HK$193
From Hamburg 02:42 HK$303
From Dusseldorf 00:24 HK$110
From Nuremberg 03:56 HK$303
From Heidelberg 03:32 HK$303
From Hanover 02:03 HK$193
From Mannheim 02:18 HK$303
From Bremen 02:09 HK$193
From Aachen 01:37 HK$193
From Gelsenkirchen 00:09 HK$74
From Duisburg 00:10 HK$74
From Munster Westf Hb 00:54 HK$193
From Guetersloh 01:09 HK$193
From Bochum 00:08 HK$74

Getting around From Essen, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Gelsenkirchen 00:08 HK$74
To Bochum 00:11 HK$74
To Duisburg 00:14 HK$74
To Dusseldorf 00:34 HK$110
To Cologne 01:08 HK$193
To Munster Westf Hb 01:55 HK$193
To Guetersloh 01:56 HK$193
To Aachen 02:30 HK$193
To Hamburg 03:46 HK$303
To Mannheim 04:23 HK$303
To Frankfurt 04:26 HK$303
To Brussels 04:39 HK$175
To Heidelberg 04:53 HK$303
To Hanover 04:58 HK$193
To Bremen 05:33 HK$303
To Berlin 05:43 HK$303
To Nuremberg 08:18 HK$303
To Paris 08:50 HK$322
To Munich 09:02 HK$303

Essen city guide

Essen, the cultural heart of the Rhur region

Essen is located in Rhur region, in western part of Germany. It is today a thriving city, where major companies are present. Essen is the center of the Discovery Area RUHR Art & Creativity. The city is a perfect destination for short holidays.

Don’t miss a visit to the following landmarks when you are in Essen: Zeche Zollverein, Folkwang museum, Villa Hugel, Aalto Opera-House, Essener Munster Cathedral, St Ludgerus Basilica, Kettwing historical district and the old town of Werden. The Zollverein is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the highlights of the Ruhr Area.

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