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Essen, the cultural heart of the Rhur region


Getting there You can get to Essen from Bruxelles, Muenchen and Koeln. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 04:06 HK$350
From Frankfurt 01:52 HK$334
From Berlin 03:42 HK$218
From Bruxelles 02:39 HK$190
From Muenchen 05:17 HK$334
From Koeln 00:46 HK$218
From Hamburg 02:42 HK$334
From Duesseldorf 00:24 HK$126
From Nuernberg 03:56 HK$334
From Heidelberg 03:32 HK$334
From Hannover 02:03 HK$218
From Mannheim 02:18 HK$334
From Bremen 02:09 HK$218
From Aachen 01:37 HK$218
From Gelsenkirchen 00:09 HK$80
From Duisburg 00:10 HK$86
From Munster Westf Hb 00:54 HK$218
From Gutersloh 01:09 HK$218
From Bochum 00:08 HK$80

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

To Gelsenkirchen 00:08 HK$80
To Bochum 00:11 HK$80
To Duisburg 00:14 HK$86
To Duesseldorf 00:34 HK$126
To Koeln 01:08 HK$218
To Munster Westf Hb 01:55 HK$218
To Gutersloh 01:56 HK$218
To Aachen 02:30 HK$218
To Hamburg 03:46 HK$334
To Mannheim 04:23 HK$334
To Frankfurt 04:26 HK$334
To Bruxelles 04:39 HK$190
To Heidelberg 04:53 HK$334
To Hannover 04:58 HK$218
To Bremen 05:33 HK$334
To Berlin 05:43 HK$334
To Nuernberg 08:18 HK$334
To Paris 08:50 HK$350
To Muenchen 09:02 HK$334

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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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