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Old Town (Altstadt)

Heinrich-Heine-Allee, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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The city's historic section is filled with restaurants and taverns located throughout a series of pedestrian alleyways.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (337 reviews)
“the river” (122 reviews)
“longest bar” (46 reviews)
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Heinrich-Heine-Allee, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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"old town"
in 337 reviews
"the river"
in 122 reviews
"longest bar"
in 46 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 65 reviews
"alt beer"
in 42 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
in 14 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 48 reviews
"christmas market"
in 50 reviews
"pedestrian area"
in 13 reviews
"night life"
in 13 reviews
"walk around"
in 26 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 18 reviews
"nice area"
in 21 reviews
"people watching"
in 18 reviews
"nice place"
in 23 reviews
"altstadt"
in 269 reviews
"breweries"
in 44 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful shopping area that offers great merchandise shops, specialty restaurants and cafes in addition to farmers shops that are beautifully lined up around one of the towns corner..

Thank Rania88
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Düsseldorf has a very nice old town with a nice area only for pedestrians don't forget to get a typical Alt beer in one of the many restaurants. If you like more percent Alkohol you might also try the typical herb liquor called Killepitsch

Thank Andi A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had two Nice strolls through the old part og Town, featuring Churches and streets together with shopping.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

cosy and lively city center, lots of pubs and restaurants and you can find people around at any time of the night!

Thank gp68
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The Altstadt of Duesseldorf is one of the best party locations I know. A lot of bars, restaurants, breweries, discotheques are located there. Depending on the weekday you can’t move easily from one bar to the other even after midnight, because it’s so crowded. My...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of restaurants, pubs, and shops to excite all your senses. The market has everything you need for meals; flowers too. There is a great kitchen store here-fantastic items. Plenty of options for everyone

Thank Janine H
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Altstadt is what every tells you to visit, when in Dusseldorf. But...when is equally important (if not more). a) not on a sunday, when everything is shutdown; except for the F+Bs. b) go on the 1st sunday of the month becoz there's this really fun(tastic)...More

Thank Dalip C
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We had a free evening so decided to go around. We were just looking to pass our time. Nice place to roam around with good restaurants and shopping. It had a good old charm.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Highlight of my visit, full of bars, restaurants and culture, it was a sight to behold and the highlight of my visit, the weather was sunny and the walk was pleasurable busy no struggle to find somewhere to eat or drink, all around good atmosphere...More

Thank Thomas C
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

It is a vibrant place, plenty of bars and restaurants. View from the river bank is great (classic one that you see in the pictures). I did not find it overpriced (tourism like) and it is probably because locals are regulars there.

Thank Hernandes F
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woodshirley5
14 July 2018|
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Response from Sandra T | Reviewed this property |
No, the Alt Stadt is an area of Dusseldorf filled with bars, restaurants and boat trips on the Rhine can be started here, 7 days a week
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Joseph & Sh... P
30 December 2016|
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Response from William B | Reviewed this property |
When you arrive at airport catch a train in to the city. A ''Red Bus'' tour originates opposite the station. If you have luggage there is storage at the station. The tour is the best city tour I have taken in Europe and... More
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Hollysmummy24
22 November 2016|
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Response from whiters_d | Reviewed this property |
Hello Prices for Gluwein vary. They charge a deposit on the glass or mug which you can keep. It depends on the quality of the mug some are attractive but others very touristy. The average 3€ for gluwein plus €5 deposit... More
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