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Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Altstadt)
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Ranked #17 of 83 attractions in Dusseldorf
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: This neighborhood is known for its concentration of Art Nouveau architecture.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Beautiful buildings and very good places to eat and drink. It is on the opposite side of the Rhine from the old town and shops. It is where the well off live and where there is an air of sophistication. A pleasure to visit and a favourite place to work for some of the prestigious company offices located there,

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Oberkassel lies on the left side of the Rhine, which seem to have prevented it from being distructed during the war (only 20 bombs fell). As a consequence, this part of the town has conserved its character from the turn of the century. Even some Jugendstil jewels are there. Take the tram to Barbarossaplatz and then exit to the left... More

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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Located outside of Dusseldorf, Oberkassel is a charming and busy town. There a many shops, restaurants, biergartens. The town homes lining the streets are different..flowers every where..bicycles and little cars are everywhere! There is a nice bike and walkway along the Rhine River. We lived here for 2 years and I loved this place!

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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

once you are in the altstadt you see the center but when you cross the river you go in the part where it is trendy to live. Obercassel is expensive for flats an houses but nice and somewhat more quiet.

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Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

Having lived here for 2 months, It's true that the inhabitants of Oberkassel are - in general - snooty. Prices of residences are sky high simply because of its proximity to the Rhein and Düsseldorf Altstadt. The Jugendstil architecture - of what remained after WW2 - is impressive though, and in Spring/Summer, the "Allee" is resplendent with trees, well-heeled people... More

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125 reviews 125 reviews
39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

The front row on both sides of the bridge have beautiful houses and larger parks right in front of the river. High society seems to live here.

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Wigston, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

I just love it! It is beautiful, stylish with numerous little independent shops, restaurants and Cafes.

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Cologne, Germany
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Do NOT move here. People think they are better than the rest of the world. I am so happy that I could leave after living here for 2 1/2 years. Still lots of good restaurants and bars with normal people as well.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

Great little neighborhood, lots of incredible restaurants, and only 5 minutes from Altstadt

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