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Old Town (Altstadt)

Address: Heinrich-Heine-Allee, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Beertasting, Dining, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: The city's historic section is filled with restaurants and taverns located throughout a series of...
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Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Beertasting, Dining, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: The city's historic section is filled with restaurants and taverns located throughout a series of pedestrian alleyways.

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Riga, Latvia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

At least now in february it seems to be crowded with locals. That gives the authenticity which is sometimes missing in another old towns in the world. Not overpriced which was also good surprise. Using DusseldorfCard it is even inexpensive to visit museums and use public transport.

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Chessy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We spent a couple of days in Düsseldorf in february. There was the carnival. When we saw all that people in their costums it was great. Not as in the style of Rio or Venise but more popular one. Actually everyone was in fancy dress, old and young people, kids, pets... So fun. Then, we arrived to Altstadt and the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is legendary "bar street". This place have also old beer brewery's and you can also get really good food from those. Beer in Düsseldorf (alt) is really good! It is really worth to go here if you are in Düsseldorf.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great time to visit Duesseldorf. We were able to go to Carneval for a couple of days. A fun experience. Everyone is having a good time; costumes, music, food and of course beer.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

nice place to hang around in the evenings in Summer, beware of Saturdays / Sundays on Soccer Match weekends where it could get crowded!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The old town in dusseldorf is well worth a look and is small enough to be done in a day. Great brew houses and restaurants are everwhere and shopping streets are all around the city.. Highly recommend a day here

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the place to visit if you want to try a domestic ale beer and some roasted pork....... Visit the Killepitsch store, the local herb drink which is also unique!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Loved the town during the carnival but beware a lot of places won't serve food during this time or they will have a limited menu. Monday will be the same but there are even less options for food till 1600 ish.if you haven't been then you must go! Be great for stag doos. plenty of police so try not to... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went here last June when the World Cup was on for a 4 day stay in Dusseldorf. We'd heard about the old town and spent many hours walking around. There are hundreds of authentic bars of all shapes and sizes set within the pedestrian area of the city which is right next to the river side. The staff in all... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Wet market and Breweries must visit .. Bars and Restaurants beside Rhein River are great. Can go for a short boat trip as well..

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