Düsseldorf is the central city of the metropolitan region Rhine-Ruhr, that stretches from Bonn via Cologne and Düsseldorf to the Ruhr (from Duisburg via Essen to Dortmund ). The -dorf suffix means "village" in German (English cognate: thorp ); its use is unusual for a settlement as large as Düsseldorf.
Exploring the city. Explore its highlights on our guided tours between the Old Town, Königsallee and the "MedienHafen", by bus, on foot, by boat, carriage or bike. Our well-trained, knowledgeable city guides will make you familiar with Düsseldorf’s sights and landmarks.
We recommend checking out these popular tours when looking for something to do in Düsseldorf: Hop-on hop-off tour in Düsseldorf in a double-decker bus; Brewery Tour Düsseldorf in English (inc. 3 beer) Altbier safari in Düsseldorf; Düsseldorf Segway Tour: Classical City Experience; Düsseldorf Self-Guided Audio Tour
Düsseldorf, city, capital of North Rhine–Westphalia Land (state), western Germany. It lies mainly on the right bank of the Rhine River, 21 miles (34 km) northwest of Cologne. It is the administrative and cultural centre of the industrial Rhine- Ruhr area. First mentioned in 1159, Düsseldorf (“Village on the Düssel,” a small tributary ...
K21 Ständehaus, build in 1880, is located in the former building of the Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia. 11. Stadterhebungsmonument. 231. Monuments & Statues. Altstadt. By EvaD534. the artist tells the history of Düsseldorf since 1288 when Düsseldorf became "city"rights - it was a tiny village where…. 12.
5. Düsseldorf-Hafen & Neuer Zollhof Düsseldorf-Hafen & Neuer Zollhof. When Düsseldorf decided to reclaim the wasteland of its former river port area, instead of razing the derelict warehouses and freight yards, the city rehabilitated the most historic of them and replaced others with some of Europe's most daring modern architecture.