The Ruhr area – a changing industrial region.
Before it rose to become the largest city in the Ruhr area, Essen enjoyed a thriving medieval era, which has left its mark and imprint even today and lends the city a nostalgic touch.
Essen and its surroundings offer endless possibilities for recreational activities. The historic monuments of industrial heritage, such as Zeche Zollverein, a World Heritage Site, offer fascinating insights into bygone times.
The green surroundings, Lake Baldeney and Gruga Park invite you to take a stroll and recover from the hustle and bustle of the city.
From musicals, museum visits, to GOP Varieté – all within easy reach.
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In the middle of the city of a big city, you will be able to enjoy the daily stress of the city for a few hours and enjoy a whole evening of fun and enjoyment with live entertainment in one of the most beautiful Varieté theaters in North-Rhine Westphalia: at the GOP Varieté Theater Essen.
The Margarethenhöhe residential area, generally referred to simply as Margarethenhöhe and named after its benefactress, Margarethe Krupp, is considered to be the first German garden city in terms of its construction style.