Essen

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Essen, the cultural heart of the Rhur region

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

From Paris 04:06 2,893
From Frankfurt 01:52 2,756
From Berlin 03:42 1,806
From Brussels 02:39 1,570
From Munich 05:17 2,756
From Cologne 00:46 1,806
From Hamburg 02:42 2,756
From Dusseldorf 00:24 1,045
From Nuremberg 03:56 2,756
From Heidelberg 03:32 2,756
From Hanover 02:03 1,806
From Mannheim 02:18 2,756
From Bremen 02:09 1,806
From Aachen 01:37 1,806
From Gelsenkirchen 00:09 665
From Duisburg 00:10 713
From Munster Westf Hb 00:54 1,806
From Guetersloh 01:09 1,806
From Bochum 00:08 665


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

To Gelsenkirchen 00:08 665
To Bochum 00:11 665
To Duisburg 00:14 713
To Dusseldorf 00:34 1,045
To Cologne 01:08 1,806
To Munster Westf Hb 01:55 1,806
To Guetersloh 01:56 1,806
To Aachen 02:30 1,806
To Hamburg 03:46 2,756
To Mannheim 04:23 2,756
To Frankfurt 04:26 2,756
To Brussels 04:39 1,570
To Heidelberg 04:53 2,756
To Hanover 04:58 1,806
To Bremen 05:33 2,756
To Berlin 05:43 2,756
To Nuremberg 08:18 2,756
To Paris 08:50 2,893
To Munich 09:02 2,756

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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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