"Industrial Beauty and green areas" Essen by sabsi
Essen Travel Guide: 195 reviews and 731 photos
When I asked people about Essen they all replied "Oh, it's so ugly". Then I asked "have you been there?" and all said "No".
I have been to Essen several times, mostly for rowing regattas but also for a walk along the Ruhr or to see the Zollverein Pit or the Villa Huegel.
Essen is so green, it's unbelieveable! So don't believe the people who tell you it's ugly....
We had one of the funniest VT meetings I have ever attended here today. Everything still hurts from laughing so much .... see my travelogues for more!
- Pros:Zollverein pit, Baldeneysee, Kettwig, Villa Hügel
- Cons:I always get lost in Essen!
- In a nutshell:Probably the city in the "Ruhrgebiet" with the most green areas!
We found this ostrich farm by accident coming from the Autobahn at Essen-Kettwig. After a short while you will see a... more travel advice
There are guided tours available at Zollverein pit. These demonstrate the way the coal used to go very well. An... more travel advice
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