Essen is an important economy hub of Germany. This city is located on the river Ruhr and is one of the most significant centers of coal and steel industry. It is an important commercial hub with some of the top industries having their headquarters located at Essen. It is located at the centre of Ruhr and comprises of four districts and eleven cities. With a temperate oceanic climate, Essen is a major tourist attraction for its lakes and medieval architecture. Essen remains well connected with the rest of the country via road and airways. Essen car hire with Frankfurt Airport Car Rental is a convenient mode of commuting in and around the city.
One of the most prominent structures of the city is the Zollverein Industrial Complex. The site has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Churches and cathedrals dating back to 845, adorn the city. Although there is very little left of the original church yet artifacts from the era remain housed in the modern church. Standing as a testimonial to the rich Jewish pre war culture of the place is the Synagogue.
Villa hugel, another structure of opulence is a 269 room mansion built by the famous industrialist Alfred Krupp. The mansion is now used for concerts and exhibitions. Essen boasts a number of museums and art galleries which depict pre war life and cultural artifacts of the city along with work from the Ottonian times.
Essen is spread in an area of 210.32 sq Km. Book your Essen car rental and enjoy great discounts with Frankfurt Airport Car Rental.