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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

More Things to Do in Gelsenkirchen

Propsteikirche, St Augustine

The Propsteikirche or Provost Church of St Augustine is in the city centre and is the Roman Catholic parish church for Gelsenkirchen. It was built in the late 19th century (1874-1884) in the...
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toonsarah
Aug 06, 2014

Stadtpark

This park lies between the Maritim Hotel and the town centre so we walked through it on more than one occasion. It has an attractive lake with fountains and ducks, some lovely trees and a small...
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toonsarah
Aug 06, 2014

Consolidation Colliery Shaft 9

This tower at the Consolidation mine above shaft number 9 was built in 1922 and is now listed as a protected historical monument, together with its two engine houses.The other mining buildings in the...
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Nemorino
Aug 12, 2012

Werner Ruhnau exhibition

In 2007 there was an exhibition in the Musiktheater im Revier about Werner Ruhnau (born 1922), who was the chief architect for this opera house when it was built from 1956 to 1959. He was influenced...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2011

The make-up department

Our tour also included a look at the make-up department, which is a very busy place in any opera house before a performance, especially if the entire chorus has to be made up in addition to the main...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2011

The costume department

One of the highlights of any opera house tour is a visit to the costume department.Hundreds of costumes are kept here, sometimes for decades (the oldest one I noticed was from the year 1968), and the...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2011
 
 
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Touring the opera house

On my second visit to Gelsenkirchen I happened to be there on a day when they were offering a guided tour of the opera house, including the backstage areas that most of us don't get to see very often....
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2011

The workshops

At the end of our opera house tour we were taken through the workshops where the stage sets are made.For more behind-the-scenes opera house tours, please have a look at my Paris, Karlsruhe, Leipzig...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2011

Musiktheater im Revier (MiR)

Thus far I have seen two operas here at the MiR in Gelsenkirchen. The first was Puccini's Turandot in 2002, and the second was Verdi's Simon Boccanegra in 2007.Most opera houses, including Frankfurt...
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Nemorino
Dec 25, 2011

Veltins Arena

Plans to construct a new stadium emerged in the late 1990s, as fans and managers sought to move out of the outdated Parkstadion, and create a thoroughly modern multifunctional arena. Following Schalke...
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Maria250
Jul 26, 2011

In Marienhof, you can...

In Marienhof, you can experience one of the most spectacular roller coasters : Lethal Weapon. Based on the movie with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as police men. Join them on a spectacular pursuit, in-...
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krisl
Aug 26, 2002

The old west is a Western city...

The old west is a Western city where you can experience the Wild West feeling.One major attraction : - Wild wild west, a spectacular wooden roller coaster with a breathtaking speed up to 80 km/h.
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krisl
Aug 26, 2002

Looney Tunes Land is Bugs...

Looney Tunes Land is Bugs Bunny and Tweety land. This adventure land was made especially for children.Two major attractions : - Bugs bunny land : visit the houses of our cartoon friends and - Studio...
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krisl
Aug 26, 2002

Gotham city is the home town...

Gotham city is the home town of Batman and friends. Two major attractions : - Batman Thrills spectacular,a live show with superb action scenes and - Batman adventure, a real flight simulator where you...
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krisl
Aug 26, 2002

Top Hotels in Gelsenkirchen

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Parkallee 3, Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 45894, Germany
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Bahnhofsvorplatz 12, 45879 Gelsenkirchen
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Urbanusstrasse 40, Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 45894, Germany
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Adenauer Allee 103, Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 45894, Germany
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Willy Brandt Allee 54, Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 45891, Germany
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Hagenstrasse 4, Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 45894, Germany
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Top 5 Gelsenkirchen Writers

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"A football city built on coal"
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"Opera and cycling in . . . Gelsenkirchen?!"
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"A typical City of the "Ruhrpott" Area"
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"Home of Null Vier"
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"Gelsenkirchen"
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