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Segway City Tour in Dusseldorf
"Start your tour through Düsseldorf at one of the most iconic locations in the City – the Rheinturm. This 240 meter high TV and communications tower is not only one of the tallest structures in Germany but also an integral part of the Düsseldorf skyline. There’s a parking lot right next to it so you’re welcome to arrive by car – and find a parking space. Begin with our local Tour Guide by learning how to control your Segway. Have ample time to safely learn how to drive steer and stop the vehicle then head out to the Landtag the state parliament which is right next door. From here
From EUR70.00
 
30 Minutes Segway Tour in Düsseldorf
"Your segway tour Dusseldorf begins with a detailed driving instructions by an experienced guide. Our tour guides have years of experience in the training and give you a safe feeling. You learn to ascend and descend on our tour of license dealing you can then at any time borrow a Segway and explore the area alone."""Experience the feel of a Segway and join us on our little tour through the surrounding of Dusseldorf.title=Highlights&1=Dusseldorf+Segway+tour&2=Cruise+through+the+city+on+a+30-minute+sightseeing+tour+with+a+guide&3=Check+out+attractions+around+the+Old+Town+and+K6nigsallee&4=Great+way+to+get+oriented+with+the+city"""Düsseldorf
From EUR29.00
 
1 Hour Segway Tour in Düsseldorf
"The tour starts in the old town then performs the Apollo Theater and the Parliament over to the harbour. See the famous Königsallee shopping district. With the licenses they have issued from the tour Segway driver's license you can then at any time borrow a Segway and explore the area alone."""Experience the feel of a Segway and join us on our 1 hour tour through Dusseldorf.title=Highlights&1=Dusseldorf+Segway+tour&2=Cruise+through+the+city+on+a+60-minute+sightseeing+tour+with+a+guide&3=Check+out+attractions+around+the+Old+Town+and+K6nigsallee&4=Great+way+to+get+oriented+with+the+city""
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Life is great

Favorite thing Beer is something hard to escape in Germany but contrary to common belief all German beer is not created equal. There are actually some awful beers in Deutschland. Alt beer is not only one of the country's best beer styles, its also one of its rarest. So, when in Dusseldorf, one should at least try it. Do not be content with a Diebels. This is a mass produced bland version that you can get in many big cities all over the country. No, try the great versions produced by the city's four brewpubs-Uerige, Fucshen, Schumacher and Schlussel.

Fondest memory The alarm went off and I cursed myself not so much for setting it but for coming up with the brilliant idea of squeezing three breweries into less then twenty-four hours. It still seemed a great idea the night before as Caro, D and myself finished off a few Grand Cru’s that Caro had brought from her native Belgium while sitting at the hostel. We had already imbibed copiously at Munster’s Pinkus Mueller earlier in the evening. It was nearly midnight by the time we got to bed and seven hours would normally be adequate sleep. Well, if one hadn’t just flown into Germany from the US and had gotten some sleep the night before that is. As it was, we had woken up in the middle of the night and this second wake up call was like dragging a man from a coffin. A shower helped a bit and soon enough we were in the car on our way to Düsseldorf and two more brewpubs.

We arrived at Im Fuchchen to find three more VTers waiting patiently. Sabsi and Thomas had spent the previous evening with us in Munster and had gotten to bed even later than us after returning to Düsseldorf late at night, yet managed to make it on time. Another VTer Ingrid had missed out on that fun with a stomach virus but felt good enough to make it for round two.

We ordered up a hearty breakfast and as soon as I smelled the hoppy alt beer put before me I knew my plan had been a good one. Soon enough I would bite into a roll topped with raw pork and onions. I’d wash it down with a tasty beer. It was my birthday and it wasn’t even 10:30 in the morning. Life was good and surrounded by good friends in a traditional old brewpub, I couldn’t imagine it being any better. But maybe it could. I still was heading to Uerige for lunch and a plane to Dresden soon after that. My wife’s family was bound to have my favorite foods and beers from there waiting for me too. Did I say good? Life is great.

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richiecdisc
Jan 15, 2008

Choose that corner

Favorite thing Sometimes you will just need things that you know well. For a cup of coffee, let say. What a relieve after walking around the block, and you can slurp a frappe, or ice blended coffee. Some people cursing on its tasteless coffee, but i just cant miss its 'common' flavour blended coffee. Besides, they have a strategic corner, to see, and to be seen. :D Hey, youre free!

Fondest memory In this very corner, i feels like i saw outside are German. You have your idea on German, anyway. Old, straight, strict, neat, ... ahh no. Those people will distracting you. Its cool.

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Goldenboy
Mar 27, 2005

Drink Altbier.

Fondest memory There’s nothing like having money to burn. I arrived in Dusseldorf from Bamberg with a pocket full of deutsch marks and one night to spend them in. VTer Kai was waiting at the train station to whisk me off to his Mom’s place so I had no worries about finding a room or navigating the big city streets. This was going to be easy. Or so I thought. I got a tour of the fire hall where he works and then after dropping the car off at Mom’s, we took the tram into town. I had been there a few years earlier but it was another one nightstand attempting to try all the altbiers in town. We did a little walk around but the weather was awful and the brewpubs were calling. I couldn’t spend money on the street, right? We went for lunch at yes you guessed it, a brewpub with wonderful local foods and great altbier to wash it down. I paid, explaining that these marks would be worthless once the Euro came in. Besides, he had picked me up at the station and was putting me up. We then went from one brewpub to the next, I believe there were four, and drank countless beers. The best was Uerige, where the beer waiters also came through with fresh local snacks for sale. I found out that the Dusseldorfers make pretzels that would put Bavaria to shame. We asked a few local guys to snap our photo and could not help but take one of them as well. It’s a great bustling place with no pretence whatsoever. I just loved it and the beer and food as well. Stuffed but still looking to try some more beers and food, we ventured back for a late night snack at yet another brewpub. Kai smartly ordered something small but I went for this massive plate. It was fried potatoes with veggies under a slab of leberkäse, topped with a fried egg. As good as it was, I couldn’t eat it all. Still,somehow on the way to the tram, I wanted some ice cream so we stopped in McDonald’s. We got back to his Mom’s and I promptly passed out. It was late and I had spent three days in three major beer cities in a row. Plzen, Bamberg and now, Dusseldorf. I would be up early the next morning and on a train to Holland. I had a date with the Grolsch Brewery. As hard as I had tried, I still hadn’t spent all my deutsch marks.

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richiecdisc
Aug 24, 2002

Lovely Cakes...

Favorite thing Dusseldorf is quite a swish town and has its fair share of lovely cake shops & cafes. We stopped for a bite at Leysieffers, on Königsallee, Dusseldorfs chicest shopping street.

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steventilly
Sep 07, 2002
 
 
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Film Museum

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Old Town - Altstadt

Germany is a great country but there is one very bizarre thing that few of the natives want to talk about. If you’re not a white person, the nightlife in most major cities can be very hostile. In...
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St. Lambertus Church

This is probably the oldest building still standing in Duesseldorf and thus, for me, by far the most interesting. I had to cut my visit to its interior short because an unexpected Mass began (I think...
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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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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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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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