10 recommended places to visit

Today's Dusseldorf is a true modern metropolis that is an international business and financial center. Among this modern city you will also find some Old Town gems. Explore city and see Maritime museum, Rhine Tower or Tonhalle. Feel like a local and grab their traditional snacks.

1. Rheinturm

The most famous landmark of Dusseldorf, the Rhine Tower (Rheinturm), dominates the skyline of the city. The sight of this iconic structure is as impressive from the ground as the views it offers from its observation deck.

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2. Medienhafen

One of the most interesting revitalization of port districts in Europe, in which many world-class architects participated. Medienhafen has interesting buildings, embedded art and good pubs with a nice atmosphere.

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3. Rhine Promenade Old Town

The local people's favorite place for walks. And rightly so. In fine weather, you can walk for hours along the river, sitting on the benches and eating ice cream or drinking coffee. From the opposite bank, a panorama of the city at hand.

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4. St. Lambertus Church

One of the historic quarter's best-known landmarks and houses the bones of St. Apollinaris, the city's patron saint. The structure's famous leaning roof was said to have been twisted by the Devil in a fit of rage. Get inside to meet its secrets!

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5. Hofgarten

Explore Hofgarten. This area hides some amazing sculptures and landmarks, but it is also a perfect place to have a break and spend some time in nature. Adorable park with water and fountains.

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6. St. Andrew Church

It is considered a masterpiece of the outgoing German Renaissance and the beginning of the Baroque period. It is situated in the beginning of Old Town, so certainly you won’t miss this highlight.

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7. Burgplatz

Adorable square of Old Town? Yes! Burgplatz was the place for many merchants in the past and for many celebration events. Here you will explore this area with colorful tenements and great Town Hall.

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8. Tonhalle

Go further and see one of the most prominent buildings in Dusseldorf. Tonhalle was designated as a planetarium at the beginning. However, about 50 years after its opening it was given a new lease of life: It became the concert hall hosting International stars of all genres.

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9. Old Town Hall

The Old Town Hall has undergone many changes and reconstructions through years. Now it stands peacefully at the center of Dusseldorf and it is favourite place for locals during winter. Then the amazing Christmas Market is going around!

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10. Schlossturm

Schlossturm is a significant tower of Maritime museum inscribed in the landscape of the local Old Town. It's the perfect place to start your exploration. Inside there is museum related with deeply related with Dusseldorf maritime culture.

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