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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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Very nice quiet park

Very nice park, just outside the centre of Essen. Beatiful statues. it truly is an oasis. Enjoy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tamara B

Nice park to spend time. Park consisting of a small zoo (with many different kinds of birds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Virchowstr. 167a, 45147 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8883106
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 15 October 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 27 September 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 13 September 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 16 August 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 7 June 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
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I live here and have a card for the year. I prefer going during the week, then you have it to yourself, ladt week was beautiful, no matter where you wander, there is something beautiful to discover, it was a lovely day.

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A beautifully manicured and maintained park in the midst of the town. There are plenty of people you'll find enjoying the park. It's a profusion of flowers, amidst the verdant green backgrounds of well planned borders. The botanical gardens are also well worth a visit....More

Thank vijai_vmc
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Gruga Park was easy to find with public transport, the gardens are well kept and there is a little chop-choo train that takes you around the park for a few euro. it was lovely weather and there is a place to enjoy a drink and...More

Thank kleesimmonds
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8 July 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
16 July 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