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Old Town (Altstadt)

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Address: Heinrich-Heine-Allee, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Activities: Beertasting, Dining, City walk sightseeing
Description: The city's historic section is filled with restaurants and taverns located...
The city's historic section is filled with restaurants and taverns located throughout a series of pedestrian alleyways.
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Napoleon called Düsseldorf his litle Paris

Düsseldorf "Old Town" is definately worth a visit for the young and old. Lots of restaurants, bars and boutiques and there's always something going on. It can get a bit rowdy on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Düsseldorf "Old Town" is definately worth a visit for the young and old. Lots of restaurants, bars and boutiques and there's always something going on. It can get a bit rowdy on a Saturday night though with all the Bachelor parties but for those who don't like it too busy can go to Ratinger Strasse on the edge of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Altstadt is a really interesting part of Düsseldorf which can satisfy a number of different tastes, shopping eating river cruise historical stroll or just sit have a beer or coffee and watch the world go by !

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Dusseldorf retains a small area of old buildings close to the river. When I was here it was nice to wander around and stop for a beer or coffee and people watch. But it feels out of place with all the modern buildings around it. I much prefer the smaller German towns and villages!

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We purchased tickets for a walking tour of the old town at the tourist information centre. The tour is only for 90 minutes and does not cover a lot of ground so even the most unfit could do this tour. It covered mostly the topics of beer, art, literature, a little of the history, but nothing about the war years.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Nice to walk along the water, but Cologne was more interesting. If you have to pick between the two, I'd go to Cologne instead.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Dusseldorf is a very modern city but kept some ancient buildings in the Old Town part. Very nice walk around, actually you could loose yourself in a tiny streets with lots of small restaurants and bars serving local food and drinks.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Old Town is great for sightseeing, drinking, eating, and shopping. It is very touristy, but it didn't take anything away from the experience. Walking beside the Rhine, seeing all the old buildings, and drinking the special "old town" beer. A must see/do on your list!

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I find the Dusseldorf Altstadt the best in Germany. It is historic and full of nice architecture. It has a special charm. There are lots of shops and coffee shops that can add to the spirit of the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Typical german old town square. Wonderful shopping and food, great place to find shops and spend an afternoon. Would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just wandering around this place is amazing, the architecture, the ambience, the history, totally amazing place to visit, best place in Germany

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Address: Heinrich-Heine-Allee, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dusseldorf

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