Essen is with
its 645.000 inhabitants the biggest town of the Ruhr - district
and is been situated in the middle between Duisburg and
Dortmund. The coal mining was an important part of the economical
structure in Essen too. Essen is the Town of Alfred Krupp,
an institution of Essen. But also a lot of other trusts
have got their administration centers in Essen. Further
we can find a smaller university in Essen.
During the north of Essen has got a bad economical structure
the south is more rich.
Please visit in each case also the lake
Baldeney and the Ruhr at Essen, the famous Margarethenhohe
of Essen, the very impressive coal
pit Zollverein, the beautiful Huegel
villa, a monument of the early capitalism.
You can find beautiful sections in Essen
Werden and Kettwig and a
ruined castle in Essen Burgaltendorf. In the north
of Essen you can visit the Borbeck
manor house. You can recreate yourself in the famous
GRUGA park and perhaps
you can see the Essen´s
weeks of lightnings. On other times have a look
at Essen at night.