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Düsseldorf CITY GUIDE

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If you’re visiting Düsseldorf, it goes without saying that we like your style. What’s not to love about The Dorf? Great gems exist within this underdog of a city. We’ve handpicked some of our favourites—we hope you like our style, too!

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ARTS & CULTURE

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MARKT AM CARLSPLATZ

Never know what to order at a restaurant? You won’t have that problem at this food market. With its rich history, the market has now evolved into a food lover’s paradise. If you are looking for your local veggies, spices from far away countries, or a lovely snack to go, you can find them at Carlsplatz.

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K20 MUSEUM

Get seduced by the museum’s curved glazed granite façade. K20 is one of three properties that houses Nordrhein-Westfalen’s art collection. The museum started with the purchase of several Paul Klee pieces, but now, almost 50 years later, K20 Grabbeplatz has grown to be a popular museum for 20th-century art.

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NRW FORUM

Technology—we love it, we hate it. This playful, modern and diverse museum is especially critical of the Internet, and they investigate and educate on new cultural technologies. Even though their main focus lies on the modern, the museum is still fit for people of every age.

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DÜSSELDORF ON A DIME

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LAURA’S DELI

This is the most charming deli with the most delicious, healthy and affordable food. Trust us when we say you’ll be dreaming of the salad you ate there long after, and the coffees are to die for.

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NANIWA

There’s a high chance you’ll have to wait for a table, but it’s so worth it. This is by far the best ramen restaurant in town. They also serve sushi and Japanese snacks, which are just as delicious.

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LIEBLINGSSTÜCKE

This women’s vintage shop is one of the best in the city, and you’ll find great pieces for nice prices. The shop is located in the Flingern Area, where the wall says, “Take your time, shop offline.” We couldn’t agree more.

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INDULGENCES

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BABA GREEN

If you want to cheat on your diet, this place couldn’t be more perfect. This go-to for kebab and falafel always uses the freshest ingredients, and they give traditional dishes a modern twist.

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EISKELLER

This wine bar is perfect for nice cheese and wine with friends. Don’t worry about that extra glass or buttered slice of bread, it’s all worth it at this bar that feels like a private wine cellar.

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RICHIE ‘N ROSE BURGER NO.1

If you feel like sinking your teeth into a drippy, juicy burger, this is where you need to be. The ambiance is easy-going and light and the staff is very gracious, so trust us when we say nobody here will judge you for forgetting a manner or two as you’re enjoying your burger. You’re amongst friends.

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CONSCIOUS Düsseldorf

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GREEN GUERILLAS

In this shop, you won’t have worry about making good or bad choices—you’ll always make the right one. At Green Guerillas they only sell fair, sustainable and quality clothing. Happy shopping!

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GREENTREES THE JUICERY

This juicery’s motto is “#TYBLAT,” which means “treat your body like a temple.” We couldn’t agree more. From their immune-boosting fresh juices to their soul-nourishing bowls, it’s all executed with love.

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WALK ALONG THE RHINE RIVER PROMENADE

What’s greener than using your very own feet as transportation? This promenade will lead you along Old Town and Carlstadt. There are several little shops and cafés that welcome you to sit and enjoy the view.

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