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Grugapark Essen

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Awesome park

One of the best parks in the region. Loads to do and see. Various land scapes and above all a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Something for everyone

It was a fall afternoon when I cycled to Grugapark in Essen. It a wide area with lots of greenary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Virchowstr. 167a, 45147 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8883106
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best parks in the region. Loads to do and see. Various land scapes and above all a botanical garden section with at least three environments, desert, tropical and Mediterranean. My favourite part is the bonsai collection, though.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a fall afternoon when I cycled to Grugapark in Essen. It a wide area with lots of greenary and combines botanical garden with park. There was also a concert going on inside. Good for kids young people family every one to spend time...More

Thank Shibasis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has so much to see - from beautifully manicured lawns and flowerbeds, animals such as flamingoes, model gardens, waterfalls, kids play areas. It is just such a lovely place to wander around. there are even loungers to rest on. It's not cheap but...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a lovely Place to relax with enough playgrounds for Kids and possibilty for a horse Ride and Fields for Beach Volleyball or badminton

Thank Petra S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful park with lots of attractions. Great for a run, excellent for kids with different play-grounds, nice strolls, several places that offer food and drinks, learning opportunities about nature. Been there several times and will definitely get back there.

Thank 69Traveltraveltravel
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Just a pretty beautiful peace of greenery in the heart of Essen. Yes you have to pay an entrance fee (unless it's after 18h) but it does seem worth it, especially since this contributes to keeping the place in shape. It's a good place to...More

Thank Be K
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Every time I see Gurgapark as a new beauty. Excellent natural view, small zoo, playground, waterfalls. Nice place for family tour

Thank Mohammad Ashraf A
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Shaded walking paths, beautiful gardens with many flowers in bloom, plus a deer park where you can feed and pet the animals. In addition, a hothouse with exotic plants, and a small petting "zoo" where you can pet the goats for as long as you...More

Thank catherinethomas2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Speciman botanical farden. Hug e pool, lots of kids play areas, petting zoo, tiny train, aviary, restsurant. I spent the whole day there and barely scratched the surface.

Thank KathleenJulia
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I was there. The park is big and beatiful designed. You can walk there and take beatiful pictures. It is also placed in good part of Essen.

Thank ghazalefb
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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