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The Rider (Jan-Wellem-Reiterstandbild)

Marktplatz, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Well worth a look.

This is yet another place that is steeped in history, and easy to get to. If history, architecture... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Darwin, Australia
Part of the town square

Not sure why this is reviewed separately to the town square since they go together! However you... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Christine R
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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“old town” (10 reviews)
“statue” (12 reviews)
“rathaus” (5 reviews)
Marktplatz, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is yet another place that is steeped in history, and easy to get to. If history, architecture are your thing, make this on your list for Dusseldorf.

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Not sure why this is reviewed separately to the town square since they go together! However you are bound to pass it on your tour of the old town and it makes a good photo with the Rathaus behind!

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Within the Altstadt in Markplatz. One of the oldest if not the oldest the city. Nice statue imposing over the square

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Set off in the center of the square, it dominates it from all angles. It's positioned beautifully in front of the Rathaus for great photo opps.

Thank Les L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The oldest statue in Dusseldorf. Nice to check it out, but nothing special at all. You can't miss it if you are walking in the old town.

Thank Amir A
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

It is a nice statue in the center of old town. There is seating next to the statue that is electronic and changes colors. You also have bars and shops next to it if you'd like to grab a bite to eat while viewing.

Thank Angel R
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nice statue at the Old Town of Dusseldorf with a lot of history. It's actually the oldest statue of the city.

Thank FloLyTeam
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This equestrian statue is the oldest in Dusseldorf and has a stately location by the Rathaus (city hall). The rider is Prince Jan Wellem, an important diplomat. This Baroque statue is worth checking out if you're in the Old Town.

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is a famous statue in Duesseldorf. It is a must to visit. The "Rosenmontag" parade is passing this statue as well.

Thank Rainer S
Reviewed 21 September 2015

in front of the rat house in the old city of duseldorf and its good to go and have a look there and dont miss Heinich Heine House

Thank Beeky84
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