About Essen


Let's have a look around into background of Essen
  • Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen
  • Country: Germany
  • Latitude: 51.4556432
  • Longitude: 7.0115552
  • Time zone: Europe/Berlin
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Weather in Essen

  • Climate: Temperate Climate zone
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May

Location

Essen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Its population of approximately 589,000 (as of 31 March 2016) makes it the ninth-largest city in Germany. It is the central city of the northern (Ruhr) part of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan area and seat to several of the region's authorities. 

Distance from Essen center to Airport

  • Airport: Dusseldorf International Airport
  • Driving Distance:18 miles / 29 km 
  • Driving Time: 33 minutes
  • Languages: English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Dusseldorf International Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 and 3 Euros per bag.
  • Housekeeper: 1 and 3 Euros per bag.
  • Concierge: 1 and 3 Euros per bag.

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Gladbeck,
  • Herten,
  • Wulfrath

Emergency Contact Numbers in Essen city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Dusseldorf International Airport (+49 211 4210)
  • Hospital:Alfried Krupp Hospital (+49 201 4341)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Essen.

  • Bredner Event
  • Saalbau Essen
  • Vita Provitina Cakes & Events

Tourist Attractions

  • ThyssenKrupp Campus
  • Zollverein Coal Mine
  • St. John's Church

Theatre & Concerts

  • Colosseum Theater
  • Aalto Theatre
  • Grillo-Theater

Visit Top Restaurants in Essen

  • Schiffers
  • Jagdhaus Schellenberg

Top Shopping Centers in Essen

  • Allee-Center Essen
  • Kronenberg Center
  • Kiosk Sekerci  

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Ruhr Museum
  • Galleries Frank Schlag
  • Krupp Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Schiffers - Steak
  • Jagdhaus Schellenberg - French fries

Sports Club

  • Judo-Club 
  • Trimm-Club 
  • Fitness & Wellness-Club 

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: €1.34 
  • Taxi:€3.00  
  • 3 BHK (Downtown):€991.00
  • Cheap meal:€9.00
  • Gasoline:€1.30 
  • 3 course meal:€40.00  
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