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Essen, the cultural heart of the Rhur region

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.

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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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