Düsseldorf Things to Do

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  • 1. Old Town - Altstadt

    A work of architectural art in itself, the K20 Kunstsammlung NRW also contains a large collection of artwork of its own. Starting in 1960 the state government bought a collection by the painter Paul...

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  • 2. Königsallee

    The Kö, or Konigsallee, is a prime piece of retailing real estate stretching from Karl-Theodor-Str. to the Landskrone. On both sides of the waterway there are many exclusive and expensive shops, as...

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  • 3. Rheinturm

    Düsseldorf's slightly surreal municipal Rheinturm, towers above the city like an electric blue funnel standing on a stretched stem in a similar mould to Berlin's Fernsehturm. The tower was completed...

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  • 4. Rhine - Rhein

    After the war, in 1946, Düsseldorf was granted the status as state capital of the newly created region of North Rhine-Westphalia. The state parliament would meet at the Ständehaus, on the other side...

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  • 5. Town Hall - Rathaus

    German town halls, or Rathaus, are always worth a visit to for their architectural grandeur. The town hall in Dusseldorf dates back to 1573 and can be found on Marktplatz, in the heart of the old...

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  • 6. Benrath Palace - Schloss Benrath

    Benrath Palace consist of 3 main buildings (museums) and a huge park - garden with a lake. The museums are of European Garden History, Corps de Logis, and Museum of Natural History. I visited only the...

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  • 7. City Centre

    If you plan to go to Düsseldorf, why not take a convenient virtual guided tour by car around the city center? Have a look at my video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7to3xneqhiI This tour will...

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  • 8. Gehry Buildings

    This very modern architecture is just a short walk from the Rhine Tower. Judging by the apparent lack of occupancy, these offices/appartments are not to everyone's taste - but in my opinion they are...

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  • 9. St. Lambertus Church

    The St Lambertus church with its 14th century brick architecture and grand, tall and twisting spire (reminiscent of the Parish Church of Chesterfield in England) is a real icon for the city. The...

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  • 10. Nordpark

    One of the most beautiful parks I’ve visited,especially the Japanese garden. I haven’t been in Japan but I felt like this. The park is full with flower gardens, fountains and walking area. There is...

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  • 11. Modern Art Museum

    This museum offers you modern art of the 21th century. Don't miss the upper floor with the glass cupola where you'll have a nice view of Duesseldorf. Opening hours: Tuesday -Friday: 10 am to 6 pm;...

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  • 12. Stadttor - City Gate

    I wasn't able to take a good photograph of the Stadttor due to the bright sunlight when I was there, but it is a fantastic structure. You can see the top half of it here, framed between two of the...

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  • 13. Hofgarten

    Hofgarten is the most central and biggest park in Dusseldorf. What made me the biggest impression was an alley with illuminated benches. Actually there were fluorescent lights in each edge of the...

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  • 14. Media Port - Medienhafen

    Another popular area of Düsseldorf is the Mediahafen (Media Port). It is a nice area to look at the water and the many boats. In this area, there are also buildings designed by famous modern...

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  • 15. Neuer Zollhof - New Customshouse

    The Neuer Zollhof (New Customs House) is such a fantastically outlandish piece of office architecture it has to be my favourite set of buildings in the whole city, and one of my all-time favourites....

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  • 16. Film Museum

    Photos: 1. Old movie cameras 2. More modern than the one my father had 3. Projector just like the one we had at home 4. An early attempt to add sound to movies It always seems strange to go to a...

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  • 17. Aquazoo – Löbbecke Museum

    The Aquazoo – Löbbecke Museum is an extensive collection of water life and animals from around the world, at the centre is a replica of a small tropical rainforest, complete with butterflies and...

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  • 18. Stadt Museum

    I visited the Dusseldorf Stadt Museum during a brief visit to the city in July 2006. This museum, with exhibits housed on two floors, is located in the Palais Spee building close to the banks of the...

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  • 19. St. Andreas Church

    This late baroque Jesuit church was built in 1629 and has an ornate galleried interior. There is a mausoleum to the rear which contains the coffins of the Electors Palatine, the king makers of early...

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  • 20. Hövels Hausbrauerei Beer, Dortmund

    Hövels Hausbrauerei is a brewery in Dortmund, Germany, not far from Dusseldorf. I've never been to the brewery, but they do export their excellent beer. On...

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  • 21. Colorium

    Another very striking building in the Media Harbour, on the opposite side of the water to Gehry's Neuer Zollhof, is the Colorium, by British architects Alsop of...

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  • 22. In the Düsseldorf Opera House

    Over the years I have seen a number of operas at the Düsseldorf Opera House, for instance Die Walküre by Richard Wagner in 2002 (with Cyndee Szymkowicz as...

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  • 23. Esprit Arena

    Esprit Arena (originally LTU Arena) is a multi-functional football stadium in Düsseldorf, Germany. The stadium holds 54,600 and has a closable roof. The special...

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  • 24. Charming jewel of the fifties

    Photos:1. The Düsseldorf Opera House2. View of the park from the lobby of the Opera House3. Bicycles at the stage entranceThe Düsseldorf Opera House is located...

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  • 25. New district in old docks

    Old ports once had been busy places, then became neglected areas with any peculiar future. It was like that in Buenos Aires or London. But if a city wants to...

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