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  • Your Helpful Guide to Essen and the Ruhr Region

    Your guide to the sites, history and culture of our vibrant city

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Things to Do in Essen: A Helpful Guide

Looking for things to do in Essen? Dive into this comprehensive guide and discover the rich cultural and historical heritage of our city. Boasting a UNESCO World Heritage site, iconic landmarks, world-class museums and exquisite culinary delights, Essen is a place of authentic experiences. But it's not all about the city. Step away from the buzz of the centre to discover unexpected natural surroundings, where lakes, green parks and an extensive network of cycling paths offer endless possibilities for exploration.

Fine Dining with Nelson Müller

Explore the famous Nelson Müller's exquisite cuisine in the heart of Essen. Indulge in a curated symphony of flavours-from innovative culinary creations to classic favorites; each dish is a masterpiece that promises to tantalise your taste buds. Try one of Nelson Müller's restaurants - Müllers auf der Rü, Schote, Müllers Kochkurse - or book a cooking class and learn some new skills in the kitchen.