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Essen Map, Germany

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Essen Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Essen with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Essen useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Essen!

Essen Travel Guide

The coal mine was built in the year 1932 and was closed by 1986 and the coking plant was built in the year 1961 and was closed by 1993. The visitors have an access to precincts of the mine and the plant that frequently houses various art exhibitions on a temporary basis. This coal mine was awarded the status of World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. read more

Essen Sightseeing

Aalto Theatre. The home to the Essen Opera, this bright granite asymmetric building was celebrated as the most beautiful German theater. First class opera and ballet performances are held here, as well as piano matinees and song evenings, drawing audiences even from foreign neighboring countries. read more

Essen Nightlife

 Essen's list of bars and clubs is just endless and if you decide to bar hop to at least three bars in one night you'd probably feel like you've been around the world and beyond. However if you opt to have a more subtle evening of entertainment watching the latest movies or musical performances you can head to the theaters. The city has several cinemas from which you could choose from such as the Astra Luna Theater,... read more

Essen History

Many changes happened in the political system of Essen, such as the Protestant Reformation in 1563, the take over of Prussia in 1802, and the abolishment of the abbey in 1803. The Thirty Years’ War (1618 - 1648) and Seven Years’ War (1756 – 1753) proved to be devastating for the city. The early 19th century marked Essen’s entry into the Industrial age, becoming a leading steel and coal manufacturer. read more

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