Essen-Center: City center with Germany’s oldest pedestrian zone since the 1920s.
West of the shopping area, around the Lindenallee is Essen bank district, on the east the Porscheplatz and the town hall. On the west, city office buildings, hotels, restaurants, musical hall “Colosseum”. To the North is the university campus. Very good public transportation: Line U11, U17 and U18 “Hirschlandplatz” or “Essen Central Station”