Excursion to Düsseldorf

Cultural & Theme Tours in Germany

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-Journey through Cologne to Dusseldorf with a licensed guide-You will be able to experience, from the narrow old town alleys to the modern architecture.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Rathaus, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-WestphaliaDusseldorf Town Hall - The town hall was rebuilt after the destruction caused by World War 2. Its construction took place according to the historic plans on its foundation walls. Therefore, it’s appearance makes it look like a real historic town. It is an aesthetic renaissance building with baroque extensions.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: The Rider (Jan-Wellem-Reiterstandbild), Dusseldorf, North Rhine-WestphaliaEquestrian statue - This statue is of a rider mounted on a horse. In latin, “equis” means Knight. After the Romans, there was no surviving monument equestrian bronze casted in Europe util the 1215-1450. The statue has Düsseldorf's famous Elector Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz, also known commonly as Jan Wellem.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Rheinturm, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-WestphaliaSchloss Tower - Also, known as the “Castle Tower”, this old monument is a relic of the old Dusseldorf Palace. It was burned down in 1882 and was shattered due to the damage in world war 2. This has now been renovated and also houses the Maritime Museum. Passing by the Schloss tower, you will be visiting the twisting old town alleys.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kunstakademie Dusseldorff, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-WestphaliaStarting from its main entrance, its stairway has the engraved words: “Für unsere Studenten nur das Beste" which means “For our Students- Only the Best”.The academy has been visited by many notable artist and photographers which include Joseph Beuys, Gerhard Richter, Gotthard Graubner, Ruth Rogers-Altmann, Sigmar Polke, Anselm Kiefer, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Demand, Thomas Struth, Andreas Gursky and Cndida Höfer.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Konigsallee, Dusseldorf, North Rhine-WestphaliaRenowned for its landscape, Königsallee is an urban boulevard in Düsseldorf, which is an ideal place to end our tour. It also consists of fashion showrooms and luxury retail stores along its sides.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Licensed guide

What’s not included

  • Transportation charges
  • Entry/Admission - Rathaus
  • Entry/Admission - Rheinturm