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Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
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Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
From EUR71.00
 
Private Tour: Düsseldorf Highlights Tour
"Start with a hotel pickup and delve into the streets of central Düsseldorf to learn about the city from your private driver-guide. As you travel along the scenic Rhine River promenade aka Rheinuferpromenade hear how the city developed from a riverside farming settlement to the lively Rhine-area metropolis that it is today. If you have any particular areas of interest let your guide know. Your commentary and itinerary can be tailored to your preference.After passing the pretty Rheinuferpromenade stop for a look at Rheinturm the city’s tallest and best-known landmark. Pause for photos of the TV tower set against the lively hustle of the Media Harbor. A modern-looking place
From EUR71.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Düsseldorf

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Food and Drink

Altbier is the local brew of the Lower Rhine and Dueselldorf in particular It has a dark, coppery hue and is brewed using a top-fermenting yeast. It is almost sweet (amlmost) to my taste and I am...
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Traditions

This is actually a local custom for Hannover but since I’ve never been there and was introduced to it by Hanover transplant Sabsi who now resides in Düsseldorf I’ll put it here. She thoughtfully gave...
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Karneval

The area around Düsseldorf and Cologne is the only area in Germany where you can find the "real" carnival - street-carnival. It starts on "Altweiber", the Thursday before "Rosenmontag" and...
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Japanese Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf often is called „Klein-Tokyo am Rhein" which means Little-Tokyo at the Rhine. The first Japanese in Düsseldorf was registered in 1905. Today Düsseldorf is home and place of employment for...
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Useful Information

The big tower is telling the time. I must admit I didn't quite get the explanation about how the time should be read, but the main guidelines are: the first vertical row of lights (starting from the...
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Things to do

Visit the museum Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Grabbeplatz 5). There are many beautiful paintings of the modern arts artists, like Dali, Kadinsky, Miró, Ernst, Lichtenstein, Mondrian and Picasso,...
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Traffic

Düsseldorf is the only German city I know where traffic lights not just have green and red lights but also an orange light. And that makes the crossing quiete interesting - for German circumstances...
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Rivalry between Düsseldorf and Cologne

There is a rivalry between the two neighbors on the Rhine River, Düsseldorf and Cologne, that is clearly evident in beer distribution. Although Düsseldorf is only about 30 minutes away from Cologne by...
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BillNJ
May 31, 2008

WC (Water Closet) is Designation for Rest Rooms

In Germany, you won't see signs for rest rooms. Instead, look for signs for WC which stands for Water Closet. Be sure to note that Herren refers to men and Damen refers to women.Also, it is a good...
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BillNJ
May 31, 2008

Sarcastic Köbes (waiters) in Altbier pubs

It is a Düsseldorf tradition for the Köbes (waiters) in the Altbier pubs to be somewhat sarcastic. It is done in a fun, lighthearted way -- and it adds to the atmosphere. I encountered a little bit of...
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BillNJ
May 31, 2008

Christmas market

Germany is well-known for its Christmas markets. Every year, thousands of people come to Germany around Christmas time to visit them.Of course, Duesseldorf has its own Christmas markets. From around...
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Helga67
Mar 01, 2006

Christmas Markets

Christmas time is wonderful in Düsseldorf, there are Christmas markets all over the city center. You get lots of food, sweets, hot drinks with a tiny little bit of alcool in it (you only notice after...
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IceBear7
Dec 22, 2004

Arts

Düsseldorf is a city of arts.There is an important arts university, there have been famous painters here in the past (Klee, Beuys), and there is an exciting contemporary arts scene today (Immendorf)....
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IceBear7
Dec 14, 2004

Night of the Museums

This year I attended the night of the museums for the first time, and I really loved it! You buy a ticket for 11 Euro and with that you have free entry to many many museums and galleries and you are...
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IceBear7
May 13, 2004

Top Hotels in Düsseldorf

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Karl-Arnold-Platz 5, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, 40474, Germany
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Muensterstrasse 230 - 238, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, 40470, Germany
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Volmerswerther Strasse 35, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, 40221, Germany
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Graf-Adolf-Strasse 60, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, 40210, Germany
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Hammer Strasse 25, Medienhafen, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, 40219, Germany
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Adersstrasse 65, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, 40215, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Düsseldorf

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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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Rheinturm

This is the telecommunication tower of Dusseldorf. It is 240m tall and 20 years old. I know that you can climb on the top but unfortunately I didn’t do it. They say the view is great. Also the tower...
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Königsallee - Kö

Not being into high-end shopping, luxury hotels or being a fashion victim, wandering Koningsallee didn't much appeal to me. Nevertheless, I did appreciate the way master builder Huschberger managed,...
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Rhine - Rhein

Rhein is gorgeous river, I’m always amazed by the calmness it inspires – quiet water that never ends. I can sit and watch it with hours. There are alleys along the whole river in the city and it’s...
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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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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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Top 5 Düsseldorf Writers

sabsi

"Die längste Theke der Welt and ... My new hometown"
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antistar

"Düsseldorf in the Snow"
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IceBear7

"Home!"
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sandysmith

"Designer Dusseldorf"
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wilde13

"Düsseldorf"
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