Things to Do in Essen

Read about the top 18 things to do in Essen, Germany. Get ideas for Essen sightseeing and tourist attractions in Essen.
Old Synagogue of Essen
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#1 of 18 things to do in Essen

Essen's pre-war synagogue building is about 100 years old. In its times it was t…

Dom - Essen Cathedral
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#2 of 18 things to do in Essen

Essen's history begins in the middle of the 9th century, 1000 years before the i…

Domschatzkammer
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#3 of 18 things to do in Essen

The treasure chamber of the cathedral contains the precious art works and liturg…

Essen-Werden
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#4 of 18 things to do in Essen

Werden is now a suburb of Essen but it is older than the city, even 50 years old…

Marktkirche Essen
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#5 of 18 things to do in Essen

The little church is ocated in the very heart of downtown Essen, a few steps fur…

Museum Folkwang
1 review
#6 of 18 things to do in Essen

Museum Folkwang is one of the leading museums in Germany for late 19th and 20th …

Ruhrmuseum Essen
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#7 of 18 things to do in Essen

The newly installed exhibition halls of the Ruhrmuseum fill three floors of the …

The Angel Who Protects the Bishop of Essen
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#8 of 18 things to do in Essen

The beautiful gilded angel on the roof of the bishop’s house is easily overloo…

Margarethenhöhe
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#9 of 18 things to do in Essen

Margarethenhöhe is a residential area in Essen that is famous for its pioneerin…

Villa Hügel
3 reviews
#10 of 18 things to do in Essen

I would recommend visiting the "kleines Haus" (small house) and its permanent ex…

Zollverein
3 reviews
#11 of 18 things to do in Essen

Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen is one of the first large-scale…

Borbeck Water Castle and Park
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#12 of 18 things to do in Essen

The little water palace in the suburb of Essen-Borbeck belonged to the convent o…

Carillon
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#13 of 18 things to do in Essen

A jeweller installed the carillon on the facade of their shop. The post-war hous…

Spiel 2007
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#14 of 18 things to do in Essen

I visited Spiel in the Messe in Essen with some friends. We took the train from …

Stadtgarten Essen
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#15 of 18 things to do in Essen

The park was installed more than 150 years ago. Wealthy citizens of the town don…

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