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Address: | Essen-Bredeney, 45133 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 - (0)201 - 61 62 9 0
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Stately mansion

The Krupp family home is set in a stunning park next to the beautiful Baldenayee See. The building itself is wonderful from the outside.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Krupp family home is set in a stunning park next to the beautiful Baldenayee See. The building itself is wonderful from the outside.

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Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This maybe one of the best houses in Essen. It's big and has some really fancy door knobs. The Krupp family sure knew how to feather their own beds! A great example of German industrialists showing how to spend money. Contrast it with a trip to Kartenberg to see some of the workers' homes and get a real sense of... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Nice place to visit. Interesting family story, nice villa with big garden. Great part of Essen's history.

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Essen, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I live in Essen and I though why not visit sights nearby. You pay a small fee of 5€ and you get to see the main house, the guest house and you can have a long stroll on the grounds. Villa Huegel is a big manor but you can only visit certain parts. It's a pity we can't see more... More 

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Essen, Germany
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67 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

I live locally and have visited twice. First as a tourist and later to hear a public concert. The main villa seems a bit of a let down. Only the principal grandiose parts are open to the public, so you don't get any impression of how the Krupp family lived in what seems an ostentatious barn of a building! Lots... More 

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phoenix
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

After reading Manchester's The Arms of Krupp, I became interested in the castle on the hill. Not only was the front of the castle off-limits (some type of construction) but the major halls (both levels) constituted the extent of the "museum." The small house, previously used for guests, was a testimony to the steel barons of the Krupp family--things I... More 

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Antwerpen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were at the Baldeneysee and passed by. Although the villa is in renovation the beautiful park and the colossal building are impressive. Also the children liked it and wanted to understand why one family needed such huge mansion. What I found interesting was the candid display of pictures showing how Krupp von Bohlen fell from grace (Nuernberg trial) and... More 

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Stockholm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The Krupp family villa, or rather a small castle, is a lavishly decorated place with two floors. Wooden panels are used extensively in the large rooms. The layout is a bit strange since there is one smaller building connected to the main one. That contains an exhibition of the family and the Krupp industry history. The wartime head of the... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

There were 8 of us and we all loved our main meal. I had veal and it was very tender, I don't believe I ever had veal that tender, the sauce was very good! My dessert was Trilogy of Plum, it was perfect. Not too sweet...

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Essen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Inside the villa a lot of pictures etc documenting the history of the Krupp familie.The park is also nice, its worth to take a walk.

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