Düsseldorf Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Kaiserswerth

    This old stretcher is quite different to those we know by watching 'Emergency Room' on TV. It was used in 1850 in Diakonissenanstalt Kaiserswerth on the Rhine. I wonder about the cover on top. Was it...

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  • 2. Outside Düsseldorf

    Mettmann is a small town in the "Bergisches Land". It's the town I work in and I normally just see the same spots here ("our" villa and the local supermarket) but there's also a lovely Market Square...

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  • 3. Nordpark

    This is the park where the Aqua Zoo and the Japanese Gardens are located. The Japanese Gardens are rather small but quite cute, the Aqua Zoo is not really my cup of tea (too many stuffed animals and...

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  • 4. Food and Drink

    It seemed like everyone who came this way was heading for the ice cream shop. As we stood outside eating our tubs we'd take bets on who was gonna go into the shop and who was gonna pass by. Most...

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  • 5. Schloss Benrath

    We did it as kids in the afternoon, adult-visitors do the same. The Ballet-school is in the big main-building of the Orangerie. The other door leads you to the public librairy if you want to warm up...

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  • 6. Oberkassel

    The opposite bank has traditionally been the residence place for the wealthy people in Düsseldorf. There is not much to see in its elegant streets but from here you can see a different perspective of...

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  • 7. Medienhafen (Media Port)

    At night there's a clock at the side of the Rhine tower. Have a look in the evening and try to figure out how it works. I understood it but I'm not telling you - it's more fun to find out yourself!...

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  • 8. industrie

    Behind the border Düsseldorf, the biggest european industry area starts with many old industry buildings getting demolished or transfered for other occasions.As...

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  • 9. Adult Education Center (VHS)

    Like any other self-respecting German city, Düsseldorf has a comprehensive Adult Education Center (VHS) with a full selection of courses in languages, social...

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  • 10. Bert Gerresheim: Battle or Worringen statue

    Bert Gerresheim: Battle or WorringenA beautiful, yet graphic monument to the foundation of the city of Duesseldorf at the Burgplatz in Old Town Aldst...

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  • 11. Ever seen a frog?

    Yes, you are right. Come to the right place to the right time and you can see frogs.It is forbidden to catch and eat the frogs!If you wanna see them, head for...

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  • 12. Spee's Graben

    One of the neat things about Düsseldorf is the way that it combines the allure of a big city with the charms of a small town. For example, you can be walking in...

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  • 13. In memory of SS-victims

    I found a memorial tablet at this house by chance and didn't even know about that before.Translation:Inside this house there was a branch of the SS...

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  • 14. Watch out for Bahndamm-Girls like residents

    Residents incl. kids (males and females) who use a train southward only at times they got customized to the following habit:When they take a train leaving...

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  • 15. Toiletten benutzen!

    I found this sign outside a large stadium in Dusseldorf. Apparently, after soccer games, when the visiting fans leave, sometimes they leave "gifts" in the...

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  • 16. Urdenbacher Kempe

    In the south part of Düsseldorf, not too far from Schloss Benrath (Castle), there is one of my favourite spots in Düsseldorf for a nice walk. The river rhine...

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  • 17. Jazz Band at Fleamarket Aachener Platz

    On Saturdays there is a fleamarket on the Aachener Platz. (See Shopping Tips for more detail). There is a huge tent on the middle of the square where there is...

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  • 18. Stadterhebungs-Monument

    Announcing a settlement to become a city is a great thing - but why build such an ugly monument? you see it's built by a genius, an artist, including a huge...

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  • 19. Dussel

    With the Rhine on its banks its easy to forget that the Dussel flows through Dusseldorf - this was just on the outskirts near where we were staying with our VT...

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  • 20. Rose Garden

    After living in D?sseldorf for 2 1/2 years I discovered this beautiful little rose garden behind the city museum.There are benches around where people relax and...

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  • 21. Nessy

    Our Nessy is not really a piece of art, but it has something to do with air ventilation. Nessy can blow up to 70.000 cubic meters air per hour into the gully...

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  • 22. Comtoise Uhren Museum- Antike Uhren

    This little museum is virtually off all paths! There are no opening hours but you have to arrange a visit with the owner. It was open this your during the night...

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  • 23. Goethe Museum

    I've always been fascinated by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, one of the most famous German authors... I liked his plays and novels and poems, the story of his own...

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  • 24. Light Masterplan

    Düsseldorf has a new "light masterplan". The goal is to light the axis of the city in a very arty way. In Hofgarten (near the Goethe Museum) you find these...

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  • 25. Dusseldorf by walk, by bike, by bus

    The Geschichtswerkstatt is an institution, where some people take care about the history of Düsseldorf. They do offer you various tours through Düsseldorf by...

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