We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Town (Altstadt)

Heinrich-Heine-Allee, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Improve this listing
Ranked #2 of 89 Attractions in Dusseldorf
Book Now

Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shops
Activities: Beertasting, Dining, City walk sightseeing
Description: The city's historic section is filled with restaurants and taverns located throughout a series of pedestrian alleyways.
Write a Review

1,204 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    630
    436
    115
    16
    7
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Calgary
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Old Town was quaint with plenty of bars, restaurants and shops. The train or subway goes directly there. It is a good place to people watch. We were told that Dusseldorf is 3rd in crime stats in Germany. Lots of pick pockets. Wear your backpack in the front and just be aware. We had no problem.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This area was wall to wall bars with some excellent restaurants as well. Would recommend Auberge, the rock bar on Boklerstrasse. Great bar with cracking music.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paisley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The old town buzzes at night with numerous pub and restaurants. Loveley riverside walk. You'll never starve or die of thirst here - the place to sample Altbier

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not much to see in the Altstadt although the views along the Rhine are good. If you need a break try the Uerige brewery which has excellent beer - Alt beer (brown) and Weiss beer both very pleasant drinks. Pea soup and cheese / salami platters are good too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hamm
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very good Restaurants and Pubs with "Altbier" (famous for Duesseldorf). Nice old houses and the Rhine Promenade is not far.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
40 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Whilst most of Dusseldorf was destroyed in WW2, much of the old town was rebuilt on its original footprint and is full of charm and character with shops and sights all on offer. The area is relatively small and compact and can easily be covered on foot in about half a day - or longer if you want to stop... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cologne, Germany
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
52 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The old town is close the Rhein. There they are some very nice places one can eat or drink a coffee. The old town hall in the centre enriches the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

the neighborhood is very crowded even during the day in the middle of the week. nice shops around it for gifts and souvenirs. the statues are very nice, there was a china fest the night before so the place was still setup for the festival from the night before

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

cobbled streets, a spice shop selling spices from every corner of the world, shopping in Konigs allee, great eating places.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sandnes, Norway
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Old town of Düsseldorf is quite nice, but also very loud. Many restaurants, high music. Lot's of people. It is nice to walk through, but quality of the restaurants may be of poor quality. One old restaurant that offers great German food is Das Schiffer.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Old Town (Altstadt) also viewed

Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
 
Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia
 

Been to Old Town (Altstadt)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Old Town (Altstadt), register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing