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The castle tower on Burgplatz in Düsseldorf is located directly on the Rhine promenade and is one of the city’s landmarks.
The tower is the last remnant of a former Renaissance castle from the 16th century. The master builder of the castle tower, in which the Maritime Museum is located today, was Allesandro Pasqualini, who gave the tower its characteristic appearance. A highlight of the tower today is the bistro at a height of 33 m, from there you have a wonderful view of the Rhine.

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Castle Tower Duesseldorf

History: The castle tower is the last remnant of the former Düsseldorf castle, which was destroyed in a fire in 1872 except for the tower. The oldest building parts of the castle tower date from the 13th century. Today the tower houses the maritime museum and a restaurant
Guided tours: City tours Düsseldorf including the castle tower
Events: Permanent exhibition in the Museum of Development of Inland Navigation on the Rhine
Specials: Maritime Museum / Restaurant “Laterne” /

Castles and Palaces on the Lower Rhine:

Castle Tower Duesseldorf

Location : Burgplatz 30, 40213 Düsseldorf

Opening Times: See Homepage

Internet : http://freunde-schifffahrtmuseum.de/

This map shows some historic castles and palaces in the region of the Lower Rhine. Some are among the most beautiful castles in Europe.

Castles & Palaces

Historic Buildings

You will find numerous historic building in the region of the Lower Rhine. For example castles, churches, mills and more.

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