Historic district Werden

Historic Werden, Eiergasse | © Peter Prengel/Stadt Essen

Founded 1200 years ago by Frisian missionary Liudger, Werden is the oldest district in the city of ssen. The St. Ludgerus basilica with its famous treasure chamber, the abbey residence, today the seat of the renowned Folkwang University of arts, the Lucius church with wall paintings from the 12th century and the historic homes and alleyways give this area its own special charm.


address and contact

Historic district Werden

Postfach 16 43 04
45223 Essen
+49 201 40 18 24


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