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Düsseldorf Attractions

Düsseldorf. A proud state capital that's teeming with great activities. You'll need to bring your favorite walking shoes if you'd like to see all that this splendid city has to offer. What does your perfect itinerary look like? Time to find out.

Find out what makes Düsseldorf tick with some of the most popular tours & day trips. Check out our top 91 fun activities in Düsseldorf, and book with ease knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Düsseldorf with Kids

There are lots of outstanding experiences in Düsseldorf that the entire gang will enjoy. Here are some of the most popular family friendly experiences around.

Free Things to Do in Düsseldorf

A break in Düsseldorf need not blow your budget. You won't even need your wallet if you check out:

K21 Staendehaus - Stroll around and appreciate the fascinating exhibits and carefully curated collections at this popular museum.

Duesseldorf Grafenberg Wildlife Park - Animals are extraordinary, and you can get a glimpse of some interesting ones here.

Freizeitpark Ulenbergstrasse - Loosen up and add a bit of extra fun to your stay here.

Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia - Architecture connoisseur or not, prepare to be awed by this landmark's modernistic design.

Rathaus - If you enjoy delving into the past, this is one stop you really shouldn't miss.

Rheinufer - Get to know some of the locals and seek out the true character and energy of this fascinating place.

Heinrich Heine Institut - Flick through your guidebook and discover why this place deserves a spot on your to-do list.

St Lambertus Church - Get an insight into local religious beliefs at this sacred site.

Hofgarten - If you like nurturing your garden, this attraction will satisfy your green thumb.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf Old Town

Try the Old Beer at one of the many pubs, stroll along the riverside and visit the range of museums in Duesseldorf’s historic nucleus.



Travelers choose Stadtmitte for its ample dining options. Hop aboard the metro at Ostrasse U-Bahn or Steinstrasse-Konigsallee U-Bahn and check out top sights like Konigsallee.



Appreciated for its cafés and parks, you might consider exploring Bilk. Check out the variety of things to see and do like Freizeitpark Ulenbergstrasse, and jump on the metro at Düsseldorf Bilk Station or Sudpark U-Bahn to get around the city.



Noted for its bars and waterfront views, there's plenty to explore in Hafen. Top attractions like Paradiesstrand and Harbor Bridge are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Düsseldorf-Hamm S-Bahn or Düsseldorf Völklinger Strasse S-Bahn to see more of the city.

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Oberbilk is a destination travelers like for its shopping, and you might hop aboard the metro at Oberbilk-Philipshalle U-Bahn or Düsseldorf-Oberbilk Station to explore sights like Mitsubishi Electric Hall.



Visitors to Benrath like its restaurants and monuments, and Benrath Palace is a sight worth a stop.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Düsseldorf on a sunny day?

When the weather forecast is fine, these outdoor experiences are hard to pass up:

What to do in Düsseldorf on a rainy day?

Have a go at a few of these appealing indoor activities and turn a miserable, rainy day into something fun:

What should I not miss in Düsseldorf?

If you want to explore the best of this place, fit these attractions into your schedule:

  • Rhine Tower
  • Duesseldorf City Hall
  • Benrath Palace
  • Museum Kunstpalast

Are there cheap things to do in Düsseldorf?

If you're vacationing on a tight budget, add the following bargain activities and tours to your schedule:

What can you do in Düsseldorf for free?

Your time away in Düsseldorf won't cost a fortune with free things like these to keep you busy:

  • Duesseldorf-Hafen
  • Konigsallee
  • Düsseldorf Christmas Market
  • Rhine Promenade