Welcome to Essen!
World‘s leading fair for security and fire prevention
The No. 1 for more than 40 years: security essen is the world's most important trade fair for security and fire prevention. The world market for security is booming – it is presenting itself with all its facets in Essen.
From fire prevention and cyber security and CCTV to the protection of outdoor areas: experts, decision-makers and buyers from this industry will be meeting in Essen. At top international level, with the latest trends and the most important innovations.Further information on "security essen"
Welcome to the heart of the Ruhr Area
This is somewhere you want to live. Citizens of Essen know that living in the centre of one of the most interesting regions in Europe not only makes you feel good because it is a capital of culture, but it also lets you enjoy life to the full at all times.Service for new residents of Essen
Essen has won the European Green Capital Award for 2017
The award was presented by Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, at a ceremony on June 18th 2015 in Bristol, UK, which currently holds the title. Essen was singled out for its exemplary practices in protecting and enhancing nature and biodiversity and efforts to reduce water consumption. Essen participates in a variety of networks and initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to improve the city’s resilience in the face of climate change.Further information
All epoch-making art periods from the romantics to the modern avantgarde are represented in the Folkwang Museum by excellent exhibits: paintings, graphics, and sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries, a first class collection on the history of photography, antique ceramics and some examples of Far Eastern and African art.Further information on Museum Folkwang
The plant, built in 1932 in the style of the 'new objectivity', was once the most modern colliery in Europe. Today, the 'Zollverein' is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and a vibrant location for contemporary art, culture, architecture, and creative industries. Visitors are immersed in both the past and present of the Ruhr region and its culture. Whether you'll come to take a tour of the impressive monument, go to an exhibition, concert or theatre performance: The Zollverein Foundation offers a cornucopia of cultural and leisure activities all year round.Further information on Zollverein
Old Essen Synagogue - a house of Jewish culture
The former Essen synagogue, completed in 1913 by master builder Edmund Körner on behalf of the Jewish community, is the only free-standing major synagogue structure to have survived - at least externally - the Second World War. Today, it constitutes a unique cultural and architectural monument. The future House of Jewish Culture is, however, presented not as a museum and historical site but rather as a meeting place where people can come into contact with Jewish culture and the Jewish way of life.Further information on the Old Essen Synagogue