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City break in Essen. Active leisure ideas for Essen - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Schloss Borbeck in Essen-Borbeck Exhibitions are not the only entertainment in Essen. The ideal place for a relaxing stroll is Kettviger Strasse street, which is home to the most popular shops. The street starts at the cathedral and goes to the railway station, where you can find shopping pavilions of all sizes and specializations. There are several large-scale shopping centers popular among tourists.
Essen is a major industrial and exhibition center, business travelers are main guests of the city. Anyway, it is quite attractive for ordinary travelers. Essen was badly damaged during the … Open
One of the most important and interesting is Einkaufszentrum Limbecker Platz. This is more than an ordinary shopping mall; in addition to attractive shops it is home to several excellent restaurants. Often there are interesting sales, where you can buy high-quality branded items at the most competitive prices.
In warmer months, fans of outdoor activities prefer to spend time on the Baldeney Lake that is located in the immediate vicinity of Essen. It is equipped with several beautiful beaches, as well as a great surf school. The annual sailing regatta is held there; guests from around the world take part in it. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. The main train station in Essen is one of the most advanced in Germany, so you can get to almost any city in the country from it. Tourists who expect to visit nearby towns are recommended … Open
The city has amazing Grugapark Essen perfect for leisurely strolls and for active recreation. The park is equally beautiful in summer and winter; there is a special area for picnics in it. Flower lovers will be interested to visit the park in summer, when it is decorated with thousands of fragrant buds and unique floral arrangements. One of the most popular beer restaurants is also situated in this park.
Daytona Kartbahn karting center is the popular place. It is characterized by excellent facilities; it is a very safe and attractive entertainment center, where you can have fun as a family. In the evening, visitors can go to one of the local bars or pubs. Fans of noisy parties are invited to Drehscheibe dance club; several times a week, there is a big party with noisy music and treats in it. Daktari club offers a more relaxed and intimate atmosphere.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Essen and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Essen
♥   National Park 'De Maasduinen' , 65.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Meinweg' , 72.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Groote Peel' , 85.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Veluwezoom' , 95.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Hoge Veluwe' , 107.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Essen
♥   Amusement park 'CentrO.Park' Oberhausen, 10.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Schloss Beck' Bottrop, 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Movie Park Germany' , 18.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitanlage Start und Ziel' Herne, 19 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wunderland Kalkar' , 58.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Essen
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 48.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquaventura' Hellendoorn, 111.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqua Mexicana' Slagharen, 133.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Spa & Aquapark Turčianske Teplice' , 134 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Essen
♥   Restaurant 'Rotisserie du Sommelier' Essen-Rüttenscheid. Type - Classic French. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casino Zollverein' Essen-Katernberg. Type - International. 4.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Parkhaus Hügel' Essen-Bredeney. Type - Market cuisine. 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hannappel' Essen-Horst. Type - Modern cuisine. 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'am Kamin' MÜLHEIM AN DER RUHR. Type - Modern cuisine. 8.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Essen from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Kolner Rathaus

From the series “Famous Buildings of Renaissance Architecture”
The main element of the architectural complex is the 61 meters tower, that was built in the 15th century. Five stored tower is decorated with outstanding sculptures. There you can see about 120 figures of outstanding historical leaders, holy people and honorary citizens. Nowadays in the building has placed an interesting museum of Roman civilization. … Read further

Kolner Dom

From the series “The Most Iconic Temples in the World”
Before the cathedral building is the important and symbolic event - the relocation to Cologne of the unique religious sanctuary, the relics of three fortune-tellers. The first stage of construction was finished in the early 15th century, and in 1842 the large reconstruction of the building, which lasted 38 years, was begun. In 1880, when renovation of the cathedral was completed, its height formed 157 meters. For four years he remained the tallest building in the world. … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Essen

Guide to your best city break in Essen - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Essen - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Essen?' disappears immediately.
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