Grugapark Essen, Essen

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Grugapark Essen, a botanical garden established in 1927, plays host to Germany's largest collection of climbing plants, a bonsai garden, a medieval herb garden, wetlands, and more. Wander through the various gardens to see plants from around the world. Visit the greenhouses, spend some time in the sensory garden, or settle on the grass for a picnic. A little train offers rides around the park for a small fee. Entry to the park is charged during the day, but if you come back in the evening, you can enjoy the park for free. Grugapark Essen is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Essen Edition.
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  • August 15, 2017
    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 ani...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Messe Essen, the area has good views of the Park, where the locals you can also provide spend their time. The exhibition because of the visit did not have a chance to settle in the Park.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Voltage for children and beautiful playgrounds and lonely romantic niche of the Grugapark offers something for everyone. A very nice place to relax and to discover the plant.
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  • Very nice place... Quite big, need to do a lot of walking to explore the place. Not sure about the entry fee because we entered free... witnessed beautiful tulip garden and a lot more other lovely flowers.... Chairs available to relax and enjoy your day under the sun.
  • It is a very beautiful park with lots of scenery. Just bear in mind using bicycle and consuming alcohol is FORBIDDEN in the park, one of the park personnel notified us, but was kind enough not to fine us, because we honestly didn't know that. Apart from that, it is a great place.
  • Beautiful and diverse gardens as well as lots of playgrounds and activities for kids.
  • You must visit Grugapark if you enjoy nature, tree, flower, open space, also you can found interesting exhibition and concerts
  • Nice botanical garden. One of the best in the area. You should pay admission fee

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