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What’s going on in the Metropole Ruhr?

Our Metropole Ruhr is one of the most exciting, fascinating and liveable regions in Germany. With our tips, we want to make life easier for you so that you quickly feel at home in your ZEITQUARTIER. By the way, we are happy to receive new recommendations – write us where you felt particularly at home.

ZEITQUARTIER-tips for your visit to our region

Filmstudio Glückauf

The Filmstudio Glückauf on the “Rü” in Essen is not only one of the oldest cinemas in North Rhine-Westphalia, but also the diamond among regional cinemas. The art house cinema, which opened in 1924, was…


The Grugahalle is a multifunctional event hall built in 1958 in the Rüttenscheid district of Essen, which can accommodate up to 10,000 visitors and was listed as a historical monument in October 2000. It is a…

Theater Courage

Theatre Courage was founded in 1986 and has become an integral part of the independent theatre scene in Essen. In addition to plays and musical revues, the small ensemble also stages children’s theatre performances and…


Oase Due – upscale italian cuisine

Excellent classic Italian cuisine. Tiziano whips up the best pasta in town.

200g Grill & Bar

Super burger bar in industrial style in Essen-Holsterhausen

Essen Cathedral Treasury

The Essen Cathedral Treasury comprises one of the most important collections of ecclesiastical works of art in Germany. The treasures are kept in the cathedral treasury next to the cathedral church. Numerous liturgical devices and…

Sailor’s Pub

Nette Eckkneipe mit guter Küche und Live-Musik – durchweg begeisterte Gästereferenzen.

Daytona Kart track

Modern kart track with two race tracks of about 630 m each and an outdoor with about 300 m in Essen-Borbeck. Modern, challenging, fascinating.


The Halbachhammer was donated by Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach to the city of Essen for recreational purposes. Nestled in the Margarethenhöhe and the surrounding forests, the Halbachhammer is now one of the sites…


Excellent kebab specialties. Orkide is one of the 25 best kebab stores in Germany

Museum Folkwang

The Folkwang Museum is one of the most renowned art museums in Germany, a pioneering museum of modern art. The exhibitions in the successful architecture are always a pleasure and an enrichment.

Parkhaus Hügel

Here you cook fresh, tasty and seasonal. Beautiful terrace with a view of Lake Baldeney. Recommended by the Guide Michelin.

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