Travelers are voting Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex, Ruhr University Bochum and Roonstrasse Synagogue as the best of 12 tourist attractions in Essen. There are 11 tourist attractions in Monchengladbach a city just 31 km from Essen and 16 tourist attractions in Bergisch Gladbach which is 32 km distant. The most popular of these are Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Monchengladbach and Ruhr University Bochum in Bergisch Gladbach. You can find 76 tourist attractions in North Rhine-Westphalia and 1371 tourist attractions in the country of Germany. Our members favorite in North Rhine-Westphalia is Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex and Cologne Cathedral is the top pick in Germany. Want more? Check out our map of tourist attractions in Essen.