Official language: German
Time zone: UTC+2 (summer), UTC+1 (winter)
Currency: Euro (EUR)
In the distance of eight kilometres from the city there is an airport. It has capability of serving around 22 million passengers per year. It is very well connected to the city – has a good railway connection.
In Düsseldorf there is more than one thousand taxis that have official license, grouped in two organisations. You can distinguish them by deep blue colour and a black number on a yellow background on the back window.
Altstadt is a district of Düsseldorf full of narrow, small streets. There are more than 260 bars there, that’s why it is called the longest bar in the world. It is worth to visit one of mini-breweries situated there.
Düsseldorf – a city in Germany, the capital of state North Rhine-Westphalia. It is the seventh most populated city in the country and its business and financial centre. It also plays a significant role in the world of fashion and art, since 1949 fashion shows are organized there.
The place you definitely have to visit while staying in Düsseldorf, is Medienhafen. It is the most modern district of the city, built on grounds of an old port. In this renovated space there are mainly located skyscrapers, designed by the finest architects. On lower floors there are numerous cafes and restaurants. The flagship building, which can be boldly classified as the showcase of this district, is Colorium – a must-see!
Take a walk on a boardwalk located by the Rhine – Rheinuferpromenade. It is composed by four streets - Tonhallenufer, Schlossufer, Rathausufer and Mannesmannufer. On the length of 1,5 kilometres there are many shops, bars and restaurants.
Since the 19th century in the city there is produced, by method of top-fermentation, a lager beer – Altbier. Nowadays, there are five pubs in which you can try this popular lager: Füchschen, Schumacher, Schlüssel, Uerige and Brauerei Kürzer.
To taste steak prepared in the American way, go to a restaurant Block House Düsseldorf at 1 Kurze St. Other restaurants worth visiting, according to tourists’ recommendations, are Brauerei Schumacher at Oststrasse 123 or Schweine Janes at Bolkerstrasse 13 – both serving dishes of German cuisine.
Düsseldorf is the city of greenery, you can walk there through one of the most beautiful European boulevards – The Royal Avenue (once called Chestnut) with a lot of old trees and luxury shops. In the city there is also the oldest public park in Germany – Hofgarten, founded in the 17th century. Another park, that is popular among locals, is Nordpark with a lovely Japanese garden.
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