Düsseldorf, the pulsating metropolis on the Rhine, is an extremely popular and worth seeing travel destination and for good reason. The modern and booming city convinces with an attractive mix of culture, economy and nature as well as with a wide range of leisure and sports activities and various events. Düsseldorf is also an interesting business location and is known worldwide for its international trade fairs and fashion shows.
Düsseldorf is one of the most visited cities in Germany. Come to Düsseldorf in the fine metropolis on the Rhine, which surprises its visitors again and again with its numerous sights, attractions and a varied range of leisure and cultural activities.
In short, Düsseldorf has something for everyone! Whether you want to see the sights of the city of Düsseldorf, stroll through the city’s museums, go on a shopping spree or experience the city’s nightlife. But there are some things you should have experienced in Düsseldorf. You should definitely visit the old town of Düsseldorf, where there is a variety of shops, restaurants, bars & clubs as well as buildings worth seeing.
The sights that you should have seen include the Königsallee with its luxury shops and cafes as well as the Rhine promenade, the Rhine tower, the Medienhafen and the Benrath Palace. You can easily experience the most important sights during a city tour on the double-decker bus. To end almost every tour, a visit to one of the traditional breweries is recommended. There you can dine well and enjoy a cool glass of Alt-Beer. You should try the top-fermented beer specialty “Altbier”, because you can only find it on the Lower Rhine.
Highlights from Düsseldorf
- Museums of City
- Old Town
- Castle Tower
- Rhine Tower
- Media Port
- Castle Benrath
- Japanese Garden
- Exhibition Center
- Art in Düsseldorf
Map from Düsseldorf
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Tourist Info: Marktstraße, Düsseldorf
The city of Düsseldorf also offers a wide range of leisure activities. These include the swimming pools as well as the racecourse as well as the city’s theaters and museums. The program of events in the Rhine metropolis is no less varied. Carnival days on the Rhine are among the annual event highlights. At that time, cheerfulness was very important in Düsseldorf. No less popular is the fun fair on the Rhine meadows, which attracts millions of visitors to Düsseldorf in July, or the Japanese fireworks, the Jazz Ralley or the Düsseldorf Marathon.
Düsseldorf offers a diverse program of events, and also quiet places to unwind. The state capital has a number of beautiful gardens, such as the Hofgarten, the Benrath Palace Park, the Nordpark with the Japanese Garden and the Südpark. But Unterbacher See is also popular as a local resort. Get on the television tower and get an overview of the vibrant city on the Rhine, or take part in a harbor tour. City tours are also very popular.
Düsseldorf is also a very popular shopping city with a varied offer. The most famous luxury fashion labels in the world are represented on Königsallee. Young designers sell their fashion away from the main shopping streets, and various business galleries invite you to stroll even in bad weather. Art lovers, on the other hand, can view or purchase works of art from the most varied periods of art history in the numerous galleries and museums.
Düsseldorf is also an important business location for the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the Lower Rhine region. Many listed companies, as well as advertising agencies and fashion labels have their headquarters in Düsseldorf and offer a variety of jobs. Messe Düsseldorf is also one of the most important trade fair locations worldwide. International fairs of the greatest importance for the respective industry take place here every year. The best known include Boot Düsseldorf, one of the largest water sports fairs in the world, Igedo, one of the most important fashion fairs, as well as the plastics fair, also known as the K fair, and Drupa, the fair for the printing and paper industry.
Come to Düsseldorf and let yourself be inspired by the Rhenish hospitality. A good starting point for tourists and travelers are the tourist information centers of the city of Düsseldorf. Here you can get Information material, tickets, city maps and more.