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Grugapark Essen

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A small piece of heaven!!!

A great place to spend a summer day with young children!!!It has a large range of trees, flowers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicosia, Cyprus
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Beautiful Gardens and Mesmerising Flamingos

This Park is well worth the €4 entry fee. I spent 2 days here while my husband was at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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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

A great place to spend a summer day with young children!!!It has a large range of trees, flowers, statues and ponds to explore.There is a small zoo with farm animals,some exotic birds, mainly parots and flamingos.The rose garden is impressive.A beatiful place to have a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Park is well worth the €4 entry fee. I spent 2 days here while my husband was at the Conference Centre. The gardens are beautiful and varied. Lawns, lakes, formal planting, play areas, lots of sculptures. There are plenty of places to buy refreshments,...More

Thank CMSonhol
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Huge interesting park. Far too big to discover it all in 3 days. Well laid out. Plenty to see. Miniature railway around the park and Model railway display next to Orangery. Park and display involves entry charge.

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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The most impressive point of attraction from Essen. A lot of flowers, green all around you. Nice statues.

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

The park is nice, there a lot of things to do. You can just go there for chilling, walking or doing sports. There is a liddle train going through the park and even animals are to find. Especially events like the light show are making...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

I was there for some hours there. The park is really beatiful and nicely designed. Very big and good place to take pictures

Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed March 25, 2018

This particular park is one of the largest in Germany; it hosts many sport and social activities. It a place for fresh air picnic, hiking, jogging and other sport activities. In addition the park is the place to meet friends and to learn about various...More

Thank Gshannan
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest parks in Ruhrgebiet! It is very interesting to visit and do activities with family or friends when the weather is nice and dry! It has several natural attractions, that one can be impressed of!

Thank Joe K
Reviewed January 20, 2018 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 25, 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

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July 7, 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.
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July 15, 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