Düsseldorf

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Dusseldorf

This city on the banks of the Rhine attracts visitors with beer and museums, architecture, a riverfront promenade and festivals.

Beer halls and riverfront cafes, carnivals, and fairgrounds…Dusseldorf’s attractions are diverse and showcased with pride. The city sits on the banks of the River Rhine in western Germany. Here you’ll find the locals welcoming and embodying the friendly essence of the Rhineland.

Go to the Old Town (Altstadt) to find major Dusseldorf attractions. Visit the world’s longest bar, a collection of 250 pubs and restaurants lining the Old Town streets. Sample an Altbier, a dark beer brewed in Dusseldorf. See a slice of cinema history at the Film Museum. Visit the City Hall (Rathaus), a building that dates back to the late 16th century. Nearby, shoppers will enjoy the fashion stores situated on Königsallee.

Outdoor activities abound in Dusseldorf. Take a walk along the pedestrianized Rhine Promenade. Sit at a waterfront cafe and watch the sunset over the west banks of the Rhine River. Visit the Hofgarten, one of Germany’s oldest public parks. During the summer months you can enjoy free jazz, big band, and orchestral concerts.

Don’t miss the Dusseldorf Hafen. This revamped harbor is home to award-winning restaurants and some of Dusseldorf’s most prominent architecture. Admire the asymmetric Der Neue Zollhof buildings, designed by celebrated architect Frank O. Gehry. Enjoy panoramic city views from the top of the Rhine Tower. If architecture doesn’t interest you, then enjoy some river views or just try a curry sausage at the Michelin-starred Berens am Kai restaurant.

Dusseldorf places an emphasis on its cultural events. Watch martial arts displays and listen to live music at Japan Day. This festival in May or June honors the culture of Germany’s biggest Japanese community. Be part of the Rhenish Carnival celebrations, which run from November until Ash Wednesday. Younger visitors will enjoy the amusement rides of the Rheinkirmes, the Rhine’s largest fairground.

Getting around is easy on foot as the city center streets are flat. When you don't feel like walking, Dusseldorf has an efficient public transportation system. Buses, trams, and the metro will take you to most of the places you’ll want to visit. Rent a car to explore areas outside of the city.

Where to stay in Düsseldorf

the niu Tab
the niu Tab
3 out of 5
Moskauer Straße 29, Düsseldorf, 40227
The price is ¥7,236 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Düsseldorf. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Konigsallee and Capitol Theater are located nearby. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (76 reviews)
A just on-point stay
"The room&the facilities are almost brand new and in top notch conditions. The Japanese inspired minimalistic is modern design for new generation of traveller. The location is a 1 U-bahn station away from the Hbf. However, the services still have a room for improvement especially at the bar. It was ..."

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2022

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Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf
Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf
4.5 out of 5
Maritim Platz 1, Düsseldorf, NW, 40474
The price is ¥13,478 per night from Jun 16 to Jun 17
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Düsseldorf. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants, and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (972 reviews)
"Excellent accommodation- service. Walking distance from airport`s arrivals/departures. Surprisingly quite."

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf
Holiday Inn Express Düsseldorf – Hauptbahnhof, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Düsseldorf – Hauptbahnhof, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
Moskauer Strasse 30, Düsseldorf, 40227
Fully refundable
The price is ¥7,808 per night from Jun 6 to Jun 7
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Düsseldorf. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Konigsallee and Capitol Theater ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (28 reviews)
"Staff great, helpful and friendly. I’d would come again. Only I regretted the small room for 2 twin beds. Over all great. Free Breakfast 👍"

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

Holiday Inn Express Düsseldorf – Hauptbahnhof, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Adina Apartment Hotel Dusseldorf
Adina Apartment Hotel Dusseldorf
4 out of 5
Harkortstrasse 10, Düsseldorf, 40210
The price is ¥11,213 per night from May 19 to May 20
Stay at this 4-star spa aparthotel in Düsseldorf. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and breakfast. Popular attractions Konigsallee and Forum Freies Theater ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (12 reviews)
"Great comfortable and clean hotel with great amenities and breakfast. Great location by the train station with most things within 10-20mins walking distance."

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2022

Adina Apartment Hotel Dusseldorf
JOYN Dusseldorf - Serviced Apartments
JOYN Dusseldorf - Serviced Apartments
3 out of 5
Stresemannstraße 15, Düsseldorf, NRW, 40210
The price is ¥14,185 per night from May 29 to May 30
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Düsseldorf. Enjoy free WiFi, a Smart TV, and digital TV. Popular attractions Konigsallee and Stilwerk Duesseldorf ...
3.8/5 Good! (4 reviews)
"Mega nettes Personal! Zimmer absolut empfehlenswert!"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2021

JOYN Dusseldorf - Serviced Apartments
THE RED Apartments
THE RED Apartments
5 out of 5
Hubertusstraße 1, Corner of Moselstrasse, Düsseldorf, 40219
The price is ¥20,392 per night from Jun 14 to Jun 15
Stay at this 5-star luxury apartment in Düsseldorf. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the comfy rooms and the overall value in ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Home from Home
"The Red Apartments was an unexpectedly excellent choice in many ways - ambiance, speed and quality of service, location and layout. It felt like being at home. We will be back for more should we ever choose to visit Dusseldorf again!"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

THE RED Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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