Düsseldorf Travel Guide

Düsseldorf is the capital of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is a university city and center of art and fashion.

It is famous for its wide streets and elegant shops, parks and gardens that surround the center of the city.

Find information to help you plan a trip to Düsseldorf: Best Attractions, Best Hotels, Where to shop.

Sights

Königsallee

KönigsalleeKönigsallee

Königsallee is the most elegant shopping street in Düsseldorf.

You will find many luxury brand stores such as Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton.

Königsallee

Schloss Benrath

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The Schloss Benrath is located 10 km from Düsseldorf city center. It is a baroque palace built between 1756 – 1773.

Highlights include its beautiful interior and surrounding park and gardens.

Benrather Schloßallee 100-108, 40597 

Kunstsammlung

Kunstsammlung

The Kunstsammlung has one of the most important art collections in Europe. It also receives temporary exhibitions of international reputation.

Ständehausstraße 1, 40217 

Kaiserswerth

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The Kaiserswerth is located near the Rhine. It is one of the oldest areas of Düsseldorf.

Kaiserswerth, 40489

Altstadt

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The central area of the Altstadt is the Marktplatz, where the imponent Rathaus (City Hall) is located.

Another highlight is the Schlossturm on Burgplatz.

The Altstadt is also home to the Sankt Lambertus Basilika, Kreuzherren Kirche and Johanneskirche.

Altstadt

Tonhalle

Tonhalle

Tonhalle is a concert hall built in 1926 as the basis of the city’s orchestra, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker.

Ehrenhof 1, 40479 

Rheinturm

Rheinturm

The Rheinturm is an impressive landmark on the Düsseldorf skyline. It is the largest building in the city with 240.5 meters high.

The tower has a restaurant and an observatory.

Stromstraße 20, 40221

Rheinuferpromenade

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The Rheinuferpromenade provides one of the best ways to enjoy the city by the river.

Inaugurated in 1997, this pedestrian path has several cafés, restaurants, galleries and shops.

Burgpl., 40213 

Nordpark

Nordpark

The Nordpark is one of the most popular parks in the city. It is a wonderful place to be explored.

The park is crossed by wide paths and has themed gardens.

Kaiserswerther Str., 40474 

Hofgarten

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The city center is bordered by the Hofgarten, a large park that spans the entire old town and Königsallee on the banks of the Rhine.

Hofgarten, 40213

Jägerhof

Jägerhof

The Goethe Museum is located at the Jägerhof Castle.

The life and work of Goethe is presented by about 1000 exhibition pieces.

Jacobistraße 2, 40211

Where to stay

Courtyard Marriott Düsseldorf Hafen

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The Courtyard Marriott Düsseldorf Hafen is centrally located and has easy access to the Messe Düsseldorf Exhibition Center.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar, work desk and coffee maker.

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Speditionstraße 11, 40221

Radisson Blu Media Harbour

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The Radisson Blu Media Harbour Düsseldorf is located in the Medienhafen district.

The hotel has 135 rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV and coffee maker.

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Hammer Strasse 23, Medienhafen, 40219

Hilton

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The Hilton Düsseldorf is centrally located in the Golzheim district.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and work desk.

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Georg-Glock-Straße 20, 40474

Hyatt Regency

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The Hyatt Regency Düsseldorf is located on Speditionstrasse and offers panoramic views of the Rhine.

The hotel has 303 rooms equipped with a TV, minibar, coffee maker.

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Speditionstraße 19, 40221

Mercure Düsseldorf City Center

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The Mercure Düsseldorf City Center is located near the Königsallee and the Central Station.

The hotel has 163 rooms equipped with a TV and coffee maker.

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Am Stresemannplatz 1, 40210

Shopping Streets

Düsseldorf is one of the most elegant shopping metropolis in the world.

The exclusive Königsalle boulevard and the Schadowstrasse have renowned designer boutiques; in the city center there are several trendy boutiques.

Malls and Department Stores

Schadow Arkaden

The Schadow Arkaden is located 200 meters from the Johanneskirche.

Brands: Calvin Klein Underwear, Zara, Gant, MAC.

Schadowstraße 11, 40212

Düsseldorf Arcaden

The Düsseldorf Arcaden is located 2,3 km from the old town.

Brands: New Yorker, Zero, Yves Rocher, Tom Tailor Denim.

Friedrichstraße 133, 40217

Galeria Kaufhof

Galeria Kaufhof is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.

The company features brands like Esprit, S. Oliver, Tom Taylor, Gerry Weber, Tommy Hilfiger, Bugatti, Olymp.

Königsallee 1-9, 40212

Karstadt

Karstadt is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.

The company features brands like Cacharel, Clarins, Coach, Desigual, Estée Lauder.

Schadowstraße 93, 40212

Plan your Trip

Düsseldorf has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Cologne, Essen, Bonn, Dortmund.

Distances

Cologne – 40,2 km

Essen – 35,8 km

Bonn – 73,7 km

Dortmund – 70,2 km

Koblenz – 151 km

Hannover – 278 km

Frankfurt – 229 km

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