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The city's historic section is filled with restaurants and taverns located throughout a series of pedestrian alleyways.
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Heinrich-Heine-Allee, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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All reviews old town the river bars and restaurants longest bar alt beer great atmosphere cobblestone streets christmas market pedestrian area night life walk around lots of shops nice area people watching nice place altstadt breweries
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend quite a few hours here - very picturesque - Lovely churches and quaint old fashioned buildings.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tarscarlet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my fourth visit to Düsseldorf on business and I prefer to stay in Altstadt as I travel alone and all the conveniences are close by. It is a beautiful town with various plazas that are best appreciated during the Christmas markets which open...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christiana A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The variety of food and drink is staggering and the friendly ambience is palpable. The bars are busy so prebooking for dinner is advised. There is pretty much food for every palate and I would especially recommend the altbeer and you must have at least...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful day to have a family walk in Düsseldorf! The river side was full of people and the view amazing as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank quasing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of restaurants and nice places to visit. Excellent public transport, trains are easy to use and best way of transport

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 674kresimirs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The old city in Düsseldorf is really beautiful, especially during Christmas. Fantastic decorated colourful and bustling. Dozens of restaurants and pubs invite you to enter them. Architecture is diverse and interesting. It is certainly worth going for a walk there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jozka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights in Dusseldorf iver New Year and each nigjt we went to the Altstad. The place was buzzing a fantastic atmosphere and friendly welcome everywhere we went. I can't wait to return.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dawn m
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

I loved that place! Nice and authentic. Good for a stroll at night or during the daytime especially in Christmas season

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alex C
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

I just came back from Düsseldorf to visit the Christmas market, and I have found more than that, it’s was a great city atmosphere and as usual germans are very nice, kind people. I strongly recommend to go there. I already decided to come back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank uk20032016
Reviewed 23 December 2018

The old town of Düsseldorf was heavily damaged during the second world war, so most of the houses and buildings needed to be rebuilt, restaurated or renewed. Some of the old buildings were rebuilt (or restaurated) in the original style, but most of the old...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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1 January 2019|
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Response from banx10 | Reviewed this property |
I'd choose a weekend when Fortuna Dusseldorf are playing at home, if you like football that is. We went at Christmas time & city was nice & lively & enjoyed the match.
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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Response from WilliamB826 | 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