Düsseldorf and Berlin are among the 10 Largest Cities in Germany. Düsseldorf occupies the seventh place with 612,178 inhabitants while Berlin with 3,520,031 inhabitants occupies the first place.
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1. Düsseldorf x Berlin Overview
Berlin – ©Alejandro Cartagena
Düsseldorf is located in western Germany along the Rhine. It is the second largest city by population in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is known for its trendy stores and also for the beautiful Schloss Benrath.
Berlin is the capital and largest city in Germany, with several attractions and famous sights such as the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Cathedral. You will certainly breathe a lot of history and get an idea of how the city was divided after the Second World War.
©Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf
©Hotel Adlon Berlin
In Düsseldorf the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 76 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 300.
And in Berlin, the average price of a 3-star hotel is USD 76 and a 5-star hotel is USD 233.
Düsseldorf – ©Yan Van Nerum
Berlin – ©KP Ivanov
Düsseldorf offers excellent shopping venues such as Galeria Kaufhof and Kö Shopping Mall. You will find luxury brands in the elegant Königsallee.
Berlin is home to the famous KaDeWe department store, and the city’s most fashionable area is the Kurfürstendamm.
Berlin – ©Reiseuhu
Düsseldorf offers excellent museums options such as the Kunstsammlung, the Goethe Museum and others.
In Berlin it is possible to visit the Museum Island, a complex with 5 museums on an island on the banks of the Spree. In addition to this museum complex, the city offers other options of world-class museums.
Berlin – ©Adam Vradenburg
Düsseldorf is home to beautiful gardens and parks like Hofgarten and Nord Park.
The Tiergarten is the most popular urban park in Berlin with an area of 520 acres. It is also considered one of the largest urban parks in Germany.
Berlin – Dmitry Makeev
Schloss Benrath is Düsseldorf‘s most famous palace, built in the 18th century as a summer residence.
In Berlin, the largest palace complex is Charlottenburg, which was destroyed during World War II and then rebuilt.
7. Day Trips
Dresden – ©Nicole Kurtze
From Düsseldorf it is possible to combine a day trip to destinations such as Cologne, Bonn, Ruhr and Eindhoven in the Netherlands.
And from Berlin it is possible to visit the beautiful cities of Potsdam, Schwerin, Dresden on a day trip.
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