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Villa Huegel

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Relax in the former mansion of one of the most powerful families in the world

One of the biggest attractions of Essen (Bredeney) - Villa Hügel - the former residence of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Katowice, Poland
Home of the Krupp Family

An interesting house relating to all things relevant to the Krupp family. The rooms were quite... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Carolyn A
Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the biggest attractions of Essen (Bredeney) - Villa Hügel - the former residence of the Krupp family (construction was completed in 1873). It is a huge, 28 acres the beautifully maintained park, located close to the banks of river Ruhr and Baldeneysee, with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Zwiedzacze
Reviewed October 18, 2018

An interesting house relating to all things relevant to the Krupp family. The rooms were quite austere with very little furniture, mainly pictures and written information. However, it was worth the visit. We didn't have time to walk around the grounds extensively, so we can't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a vast house and of some architectural interest but I the sparsely furnished rooms were rather austere and somehow didn't tell much of story. There was an art exhibition on the top floor which just wasn't that accessible. Impressive? yes, but did I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

It is a very nice and good place to be. There is a lot of space for children and also for pets. Nice place to relax.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Pavan1220
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Very big and excellent place for family visit. Cheap ticket price and do not forget to visit nearable lake.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Go to house with beautiful wood work. No furniture just empty rooms. Lots of info about the crops family but it was all in German. There was a Josef Albers art show which was interesting. It had ample English translations so it was much more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KathleenJulia
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The Villa is a lovely country house or what we would call a mansion in England. The house belonged to the Krupp family, famous for iron and steel production amongst other things. The Villa is set in very impressive grounds and sits above a lake,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JackoMiddlesbrough
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

After reading the history of Afried Krupp and Villa Hügel, wanted to see and experience it my self. When you walk to it, really impressive building with a huge green area. But sadly most of the castle is off-limits for public, would have liked to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sohail Ahmed S
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The surrounding park of the villa it is beautiful. The villa was in revamp so... not so good for a day visit. For young kinds it is not the right place to go.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Companion239282
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Villa Hügel is certainly nicer and more impressive than a number of palaces, including monumental ones, such as the Residenz in Munich, seen as a matter of taste in decoration. Impressive scenery, excellent taste, innovative technology, explain the breathtaking success of the Krupp family.

Date of experience: April 2018
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