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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

Old Town - Altstadt Tips (61)

Racist nightclubs in Germany – watch out folks!

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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Apr 14, 2016

Neanderkirche

The Neanderkirche as consecrated in 1687, around the same time as the Bergerkirche and, like that church, was built set back from the road in the courtyard area of an already-existing building. At...
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leics
Jun 20, 2015

Bergerkirche

It would be very easy indeed to miss the Bergerkirche. It really is hidden away in Duesseldorf's Altstadt.It's a pretty old building, dating from 1683 and consecrated in 1687, though, like most in the...
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leics
Jun 19, 2015

Johanneskirche

The tall spire of the Johanneskirche in Martin-Luther-Platz caught my eye on my first wander into Duesseldorf's old town and it was, of course, inevitable that I paid a visit.It's a brick church,...
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leics
Jun 19, 2015

Altstadt architecture

Do bear in mind that Duesseldorf was bombed during the Second World War and, in common with many German cities, its Altstadt (old town) was severely damaged. A great deal of what might, at first...
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leics
Jun 19, 2015

Enjoy the modern sculptures......

There are lots of sculptures and bits of artwork dotted about both Duesseldorf's Altstadt and the area immediately surrounding it. It's worth keeping your eyes open as you wander around.1. The main...
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leics
Jun 16, 2015

Martin-Luther-Platz

I don't think I'd ever have come across this little patch of green had it not been on the quickest route from my hotel to the Altstadt, and had the tall spire of St Johanneskirche not drawn my...
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leics
Jun 13, 2015

K20 Kunstsammlung NRW

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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antistar
Jun 30, 2013

Wilhelm-Marx-Haus

What most distinguished this building for me was the large neon Persil sign on Grabenstr. side of the tower. It made it look like something straight out of Time Square in New York, only in miniature....
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antistar
Jun 30, 2013

Burgplatz

This is a square in the heart of Dusseldorf. Years ago there have been a castle there, that’s why is has that name too - Castle Keep. Now it is a very pleasant place for walking and chilling, the...
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mirchica
Jul 04, 2012

St Lambertus

This beautiful Medieval church in the old town, built in 1288 is the oldest building in the city - the slightly twisted steeple was an accident caused by builders using damp timbers! Unfortunately I...
Mariajoy
Apr 04, 2011

Schloßturm on Burgplatz

Until 1882 there was a castle here - but it burnt down and all that remains is the castle tower (Schloßturm). It is now a multimedia museum called "Leben am Strom" (Life on the river) and there is...
Mariajoy
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Old Town - Altstadt

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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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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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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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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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Zoo Duisburg

The zoo in Duisburg is one of the few zoos in Europe that have wombats. They inhabit two enclosures by the koala house, one of them shared with a bunch of Bennett wallabies. Wombats are nocturnal so...
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