europe Essen is situated in North Rhine-Westphalia, located on the River Ruhr. It is one of the largest cities in Germany. On-street parking is limited in the city centre.

What to see in Essen

Popular touristical destinations are the Folkwang Museum (photography and paintings), Villa Hügel (Krupp family), Aalto Opera-House, Essener Münster Cathedral, St. Ludgerus Basilica, the Synagogue and Jewish Museum, and the old town of Werden (one of the oldest German sites in entire Germany).



parking  Essen

On-street parking Essen

Chargeable parking applies the centre of Essen :
• Monday-Saturdy between 10.00-20.00 hours
• Parking rate city centre : first 30 min € 0.70, 90 min € 1.70
• Maximum parking duration : 90 min

Car parks Essen

Unlimited parking is also set to car parks in the city centre. Parking rates in public car parks : € 1.00-1.80/hour. Read more.