Is the capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia, the most populous state of Germany. It is the second-largest city in the state and the seventh-largest city in Germany, with a population of 644,280 Düsseldorf is located at the confluence of two rivers: the Rhine and the Düssel, a small tributary. The -dorf suffix means “village” in German cultural and economic centre of the Rhine-Ruhr area and has many attractions for visitors
Best spots to Discover in Dusseldorf
The Old Town
Adjacent to the banks of the Rhine, the old town , Altstadt , traces the soul of Düsseldorf: a high concentration of bars and restaurants, which would be none other than the “longest bar in the world” because of this very long cordon without interruption of nearly 250 counters where endless swallowing craft beer.
During a tour of the city, try Altbier, a local craft beer. To enjoy it among others, you can even opt for a guided tour of the city punctuated by beer tastings
Want to go shopping for luxury while visiting Düsseldorf? If you want to spend a fortune, this is the place to go: the Königsallee – the King’s Avenue – is a shopper’s paradise. Düsseldorf, the German fashion capital and nicknamed “Little Paris” is proud of its Königsallee, a kind of local Champs-Elysées. The shaded avenue crossed by the river Stadtgraben, is known as the nicest avenue of the city.
LA RHEINUFER PROMENADE
Do you like urban walks? Don’t know what to do in Düsseldorf? The Rheinuferpromenade (“Walk on the banks of the Rhine”) will offer beautiful walks to discover the city. A few minutes from the old town, you can walk along the banks, see the Burgplatz, the Schlossturm and its steps (Rheintreppe), very famous and always very busy.
Want to eat noodle soups, to feel a bit of Japan in Germany?
After Paris and London, Düsseldorf is the city with the largest Japanese community in Europe: adjoining the east of the Altstadt district (the old town), the Stadtmitte is the Japanese quarter.
Head to Immermanstrasse, where you’ll find karaoke, sake bars and Japanese restaurants. Moreover, for those who would like to sing the song to discover the city differently, there is a special visit: aboard a bus, you are invited to perform your favorite hits, while exploring the main points of interest of Düsseldorf