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Grugapark Essen

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Virchowstr. 167a, 45147 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8883106
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Just a nice park in the summer

If you only in Essen for few days, definitely this is not the place for you. This is a nice park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
Great for relaxing and "a day off" during your daily routine

The Grugapark Essen is one of the living proofs that out of a gardening fair there could be lasting... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
Essen, Germany
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Virchowstr. 167a, 45147 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8883106
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you only in Essen for few days, definitely this is not the place for you. This is a nice park for lazy day; if you don’t have anything else to do and the sun is up, then this place is perfect. I spend the...More

Thank L_Karis
Reviewed December 26, 2017

The Grugapark Essen is one of the living proofs that out of a gardening fair there could be lasting results. With different beautiful gardens, living animals and places to relax it is a great source of slowing yourself down and fill your soul with beauty....More

Thank infoad
Reviewed December 22, 2017

A very nice park with different areas. The park is now nearly 90 years old and some areas bear witness to its eventful history. The park is particularly impressive when rhododendrons bloom in April / May. Huge and small bushes show the diverse beauty of...More

Thank Udo D
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Very nice park, just outside the centre of Essen. Beatiful statues. it truly is an oasis. Enjoy! Small entrance fee, worthwile every euro.

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Nice park to spend time. Park consisting of a small zoo (with many different kinds of birds), botanical garden and lots of natural attraction and yes.....some romantic surroundings.

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

I spent only a few minutes here as I had to catch a train later on. It was early in the morning and I felt very well among the runners, walkers and sculptures!

Thank Gregory05
Reviewed September 27, 2017

The park is situated on a hilly plane and thus offers a beautiful view at every angle. There are multiple places to sit and relax including big lake and man-made waterfall. There are volleyball and basketball court where anyone can play. The park is marked...More

Thank Piyush S
Reviewed September 13, 2017

visited many times this lovely park- is huge and I dont think I ever walked throughout the whole park. There is even a small zoo in it and an outdoor swimming pool, great for summer. What is a must is their lights exhibition in January.

Thank aria_o_
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This park suprised me. After seeing some free parks and looking around, just wandering nature, this felt like a place where you can go a day out. Every corner is another epic suprise, ranging from animals to art and from museums to nature, it has...More

Thank Apocalyptic6
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Currently commuting to Essen every week and training for a triathlon so wanted to find a pool. Gruga has a superb 50m open air heated pool which is normally open from early May. There is a leisure pool and slides too. Only 3 Euros after...More

1  Thank Adrian P
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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is good for a full day if you like nature and want it quiet, it can also become crowded but there is always a quiet area, it is huge. Nice with a camera.
Auday A
July 16, 2016|
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Response from ACL3112 | Reviewed this property |
Tageskarten zum einmaligen Parkbesuch * Day ticket for single entry Erwachsene - Adults 4,00 Euro Schüler ab 16 Jahre, Studenten, Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr, Freiwilliges Ökologisches Jahr... More