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Grugapark Essen

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Was 3 times there and enjoyed

I was there for 3 times and everytime, I bring my friends or family there. Really a beautiful park... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Ratingen, Germany
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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 15 October 2018
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Virchowstr. 167a, 45147 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8883106
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All reviews nice park petting zoo huge park pony rides small entrance fee kids play gardens are beautiful model railway an oasis beach volleyball basketball court different areas other hand a lot of fun animals flowers playground
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

I was there for 3 times and everytime, I bring my friends or family there. Really a beautiful park. I suggest there

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed 15 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kurdicak
Reviewed 7 October 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank shibasiss
Reviewed 5 October 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 954MarkG
Reviewed 2 October 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Petra S
Reviewed 13 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 69Traveltraveltravel
Reviewed 29 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Be K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mohammad Ashraf A
Reviewed 15 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank catherinethomas2018
Reviewed 6 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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7 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.
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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