Top travel tips for Dusseldorf

Elegant Dusseldorf is a wonderful place to visit for a taste of contemporary German culture. It’s home to so many shops, museums, bars and restaurants that you can easily fill up a few days exploring this fascinating German city.

From the lively Altstadt (Old Town) to modern MedienHafen, Dusseldorf is a city filled with exciting places to visit and things to do. Our Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Dusseldorf, is just minutes away from the main attractions in this fascinating German city.

Take a Tour to See the Sights

There’s no better way to see the sights in Dusseldorf than with a guided tour.

A modern HopOn HopOff City Tour on a double decker bus takes you around the main attractions in Dusseldorf in just 90 minutes. You’ll see Dusseldorf landmarks, museums and districts, and you can jump off at one of the tour’s bus stops if you want to visit an attraction.

If you’d rather stretch your legs in the summer sunshine, try a guided walking tour of the Old Town. A 90 minute tour of the Altstadt will take you behind the scenes in the heart of the city. There are hundreds of bars, cafes, breweries and restaurants in this area as well as gothic churches and lots of amazing Dusseldorf museums and galleries.

For something a little bit different, take a panoramic boat tour on the Rhine from Dusseldorf. Sit back and relax as your boat glides through the blue waters and around some of the main attractions.

Leave Space in your Case

Make sure you don’t fill your suitcase for your trip to Dusseldorf, as the city is a great place to go shopping.

Head to Königsallee, known locally as the Kö, for the most luxurious shopping experience in town. Here you’ll find designer brands, independent boutiques, glittering jewellery shops and upmarket malls lining a beautiful boulevard. There are lots of pleasant cafés in the Kö, so if you’d rather people watch than shop it’s easy to pull up a chair and relax with a good coffee.

If clothes aren’t your thing then head to Carlstadt near Altstadt, the best place in Dusseldorf to pick up some unique art. Among the gorgeous baroque buildings you’ll find plenty of antique shops, galleries and art dealerships.

Be Entertained

Put on some trendy clothes and head out for an evening of fun in Dusseldorf.

There are so many bars in Altstadt that it’s known as the ‘longest bar in the world’. It’s a great destination for a night on the town in Dussedorf. Make sure you try some special Altbier, a copper-coloured local beer which is famous around the world.

When you’re in Altstadt at night make time to visit Zum Uerige, where the beer flows and food is always delicious. The service is so good that if you put an empty beer glass down, you’ll soon find it refilled! What’s more if you visit at the weekend you’ll often be treated to energetic musical performances, like jazz, swing, cabaret or oom-pah bands.

A definite destination for music fans at night is the famous Stone Im Ratinger Hof club. Make your way here to dance the night away to everything from indie and grunge to sixties soul and eighties pop.

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