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Things to do in Düsseldorf

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Neighbourhood
“The Altstadt is home to a number of great museums, including Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Museum Kunstpalast, as well as Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus (Theatre) and the Tonhalle (Concert Hall). ”
  • 153 locals recommend
Road
“The Champs Elysee of Düsseldorf. A huge green boulevard full of shops (most of them pretty expensive).”
  • 122 locals recommend
Event Space
“Modern museum with a fantastic glass dome and a former residence of the German state parliament.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Museum
“Ganzjährig grosse nationale und internationale Messen. Ein paar Bekannte sind zum Beispiel: Igedo, Drupa, Boot, MEDICA usw. All year round national and international fairs. A few known fairs are for example: Igedo, Drupa, boat, MEDICA, etc.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Take the elevator to the viewing point on 200m - also has a restaurant and a bar”
  • 42 locals recommend
Park
“beautiful large park every visitor must view! Great for the kids, family, girlfriend, boyfriend..everyone!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Park
“City Park and the walking way to the center. Entrance Jacobistraße is 1000 meters away ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Museum
“The Art Collection of North Rhine-Westphalia is one of the important collection in Germany. It combines three exhibition venues: the K20 (Grabbeplatz 5), the K21 (Ständehausstraße 1) and the Schmela-Haus (Mutter-Ey-Straße 3). Art connoisseurs call the collection also the "Secret National Gallery". It includes works by renowned artists such as Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Piet Mondrian and many more.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Everybody is meeting or walk through this place. Highly enjoyable sun downs, artists playing on the street and a nice atmosphere are completing this place as a recommendation to see.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Museum Kunstpalast is an art museum in Düsseldorf in the Ehrenhof. The museum's collection includes paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present day. In addition, special collections on crafts, design, graphics and a significant glass collection can be seen.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Its a shopping maul you can go to if you do not want to break the Bank account. Reasonably priced compared to some other parts of the city.”
  • 28 locals recommend
General Entertainment
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“Get a ticket and take the elevator to the top of the Rhine Tower. Enjoy a drink or a meal with a great view.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Traditional local alt beer in a nice side street where locals just drink outside.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Best German food, and real home made Düsseldorf Beer. Make your reservation during Fair Time. This place is always fully booked!!”
  • 53 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“An Italian Bistro with, in occasions, an alternative Italian/Asian fusion cuisine touch. Great wine list also is a big plus. At the weekend very busy and you have to wait for a free table.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sir Walter is one of the hottest clubs in Düsseldorf, but still known as an insider. Before 22:00 o'clock you can have a nice drink here later into the night party is announced here.”
  • 19 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Traditional local alt beer in a nice side street where locals just drink outside.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“An Italian Bistro with, in occasions, an alternative Italian/Asian fusion cuisine touch. Great wine list also is a big plus. At the weekend very busy and you have to wait for a free table.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“A really nice Tapas Bar. They also have a menu card witch chances every month with different dishes. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Just very nice restaurant, nice service, very good food and breakfast until 16:00”
  • 32 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Would you like to enjoy the weather and the view on the Rhein? Then you have come to this place. A lot of restaurants with a view on the Rhein await you here.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Rhenisch Restaurant
“Experience the unique Rheinish hospitality in a cozy, modern brewery/restaurant. Enjoy Rhenish cuisine - wether you drink a typical Düsseldorf Füchschen or eat a crispy freshly roasted pork knuckle.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
“good meal (especially soups), good drinks and interesting people. another a place to be.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Super good food, Homemade nuddles and a thing you need to try is the 'Heiße Platte'”
  • 19 locals recommend

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