Dusseldorf is one of Germany’s richest cities, emanating a sense of boundary-pushing vibe, a highly extravagant lifestyle, and prominent economic success. Dubbed as “Little Paris” by Napoleon, the city is a center of style, art, architecture and nightlife –making it one of the most high-profile cities.
Its art and culture scene rival many other German cities, and the city is lined with a striking collection of neo-classical, business-orientated, and avant-garde buildings.
Due to the fact that it is Germany’s major economic hub, Dusseldorf blends the big metropolis feel with a small town feel, so even though it is full of banks, skyscrapers and modern buildings, there’s also the older district with museums, gardens and the cobblestone street of Altstadt.
Spend your day reveling in the small town charm of the city, visit the longest bar in the world, check out one of the 100 museums in town, stroll the Rhine by sunset, or visit one of its many elegant shops.
Here are some of the main attractions:
- Konigsallee – This is the most sophisticated luxurious shopping street in all of Germany, dotted with exclusive boutiques, elegant shops and art galleries and a number of restaurants and cafes. There is also a stretch of water where you can see the tree-lined street reflected upon it majestically, adding to the air of sophistication.
- Schloss Benrath – A baroque palace with huge parks and gardens, three museums and park buildings.
- North Rhine-Westphalia Art Collection – A vast gallery with works of art, and a notable collection of paintings.