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Sights

Altstadt (Old Town)

Narrow lanes and old churches, quaint breweries and ancient pubs, hip bars and clubs, good old French fries and exquisite food: this is Düsseldorf's Altstadt, the Old Town. ...
 

Alter Golzheimer Friedhof (cemetery)

Tombs of famous people can be found here: the garden architect and creator of the cemetery Maximilian Weyhe, the painter Alfred Rethel, the architect Wilhelm von Schadow and the theatre director Karl Leberecht Immermann. ...
 

Architecture

Bezirksregierung, Carschhaus, Düsseldorfer, Schauspielhaus, Dreischeibenhaus, Ehrenhof, Gehry-Bauten, MedienHafen, K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kaufhof an der Kö, Mannesmann Gebäude, Stadttor, Villa Horion, Wilhelm-Marx-Haus ...
 

Burgplatz

The mighty castle of the Count of Berg and the later Dukes of Jülich  - Kleve - Berg stood at this place. Nowadays, a former side tower of a later baroque palace is all that remains. ...
 

Carlsplatz

The former farmers market is now a gourmet's paradise for Düsseldorfers and tourists (Mon-Sat). ...
 

Monuments & Sculptures

Jan-Wellem-Reiterstandbild, Stadterhebungsmonument, Jröner Jong, Vier Karyatiden, Bergischer Löwe, Ulanendenkmal, Vater Rhein und seine Töchter, Kaiser-Wilhelm I.-Denkmal, Bismarck-Denkmal, Bismarck-Denkmal, Martinssäule, Mariensäule, Mariensäule, Auseinandersetzung (Plastik), Habakuk (Plastik), Zeitfeld ...
 

EKO-House of Japanese Culture

Consists of a Buddhist temple (the only Japanese temple in Europe), a Japanese garden and a house in the traditional style with tea room. ...
 

Heinrich Heine birth place

Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), author of the Loreley song ('Ich weiß nicht, was soll es bedeuten..') was born in the rear part of the property. ...
 

Historical Kaiserswerth

On the boundaries of the picturesque centre of Kaiserswerth, the ruins of lengendary Emperor Barbarossa's medieval palace directly by the riverside are what is left of one of the most important castles on the Rhine. ...
 

Churches

St. Lambertus-Basilika, Berger Kirche, Johanneskirche, Ehemalige Kreuzherren-Klosterkirche, Basilika St. Margareta ...
 

Königsallee

Düsseldorf's internationally best known trademark is the Königsallee ('Kö'). Germany's most sophisticated mile is considered one of the world's grand luxurious boulevards. ...
 

North Rhine-Westphalian State Parliament

In 1946, Düsseldorf was elected the state capital of the newly founded federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia. ...
 

MedienHafen

Famous architects such as Frank O. Gehry, David Chipperfield, Joe Coenen, Steven Holl and Claude Vasconi have made the MediaHarbour a meeting point for connoisseurs of architecture from all over the world. ...
 

Oberkasseler bridge

In 1896 - 1898, the Rheinische Bahngesellschaft (public transports company) built the first road bridge across the Rhine in Düsseldorf at this place ...
 

Parks

 
Generous park landscapes constitute a ”green axis“ that runs right through Düsseldorf.
The axis commences with the Nordpark with its Japanese Garden, continues through the Rheinpark and Hofgarten and carries on through ...
 

Rathaus (city hall)

The city hall complex consists of three buildings from different periods. The so-called 'old city hall' at the northern side of Marktplatz, the 'Wilhelminischer Bau' (period of the Emperor Wilhem II) and the 'Grupello house' at the western side. ...
 

Ratinger Gate

Former town gate buildings with Dorian columns. ...
 

Rhine embankment promenade

Besides Königsallee, rich in tradition, there is another prominent, new avenue in Düsseldorf, the Rhine embankment promenade. Those who know it like to think of it as the most beautiful promenade on the Rhine. ...
 

Palace and Park Benrath

In the South of the capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia the late baroque castle “Schloss Benrath” does not only feature the “Museum for European Garden Art” but also a spacious park with a mirroring pond, an English landscape park and French baroque garden on 60 hectares. ...
 

Schloss Jägerhof

Former hunting palace, transformed into a residence for Prince Friedrich von Preußen. ...
 

Staatliche Kunstakademie (state academy of art)

Important artists such as Joseph Beuys established the academy's fame. ...