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Villa Huegel, Essen

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Architectural Building Tourist Spot
Villa Huegel, a 19th-century mansion, belonged to the Krupps, a powerful industry family. Walk through the extensive grounds overlooking the Ruhr River, and explore the grandeur of the rooms inside. An annex called the Small House was used to confine Alfred Krupp in the aftermath of World War II. Today, the annex is home to an exhibit about the Krupp family and the company they owned. Learn about the impact this influential family had on the modern history of Essen and German industry. To visit Villa Huegel on your holiday in Essen, and find out what else Essen has to offer, use our Essen vacation planner.
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  • Very interesting history is shown hard work family Krupp. From a small family forge until the great, a family history that turned the village of hochsauerland in huge industrial centre. This is the place to visit at any time of the year.
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  • If a tour of the huge park or visit the exhibition inside the Villa hills. This place of Essen history should we have seen not only as Essen, but is also recommended for those who want to learn about food.
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  • A must see when in the area. The Krupp mansion does not only showcase the splendor really rich people can afford. Much more you can learn first hand how they operated their business, how disciplined t...  more »
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  • There are many old every day utensils displayed and the original inventory is still nice looking and in a good condition. I suggest a visit to any tourist, especially from abroad.
  • I really liked it. They have a nice collection of tapestry of Raphael Cartoons showing scenes from Gospels and Apostles. I liked it overall with the guide telling us the story of the family line. It is a must see.
  • Has visited the villa, its a massive listed building worth visiting especially by every conservative soul that believes in preservation. A popular site in Essen. A visit will convince you. Enjoy the site and the history behind it. August 2015 was my third visit to the site in three years.
  • A place from recent history full of beauty, love and over all, hard work...
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