The sixth city with the highest quality of life in the world that perfectly combines tradition and postmodernity


Why Düsseldorf is the best city to live and study German in Germany

  • Dusseldorf is one of the world’s safest cities.
  • According to Lifestyle, Dusseldorf is comparable to Berlin or Hamburg.
  • Because Dusseldorf is also a student city, there are always exciting events.
  • Many boat tours go up and down the rhine going into different cities.
  • Public transport is excellent and regular, so it is easy to get around the city.
  • Dusseldorf was again voted one of the most liveable cities in the world, mainly because of its high living standard.
  • Dusseldorf offers a wealth of memorable sights and experiences with the cosmopolitan charm of an international exhibition city.
  • The city is a major arts centre with several museums, the German Opera House, various theatres, and other attractions.
  • Dusseldorf is the Fashion Captial of Germany and a paradise for shoppers.
  • The Königsallee, with its classy shops and cafés, is now firmly established as the unofficial public catwalk for the newest fashion trends.
  • Famous cities like Paris, Amsterdam, and Vienna are just a few hours’ drives away.

Most popular sights, tourist attractions, and things to do and see in Düsseldorf

  • Altstadt.
  • Benrath Palace.
  • Botanical Garden of Düsseldorf.
  • Carlsplatz Market.
  • Classic Remise Dusseldorf.
  • Dusseldorf Harbor.
  • FernseherTurm.
  • Hofgarten park.
  • Japanischer Garten.
  • Konigsallee.
  • Medienhafen.
  • Museum of Art.
  • Neanderthal Museum.
  • Nordpark's Japanese Garden.
  • North Rhine-Westphalia Art Collection.
  • Rhine Promenade.
  • Rhine Tower.
  • Walk along Königsallee.

Most important events and festivals in Düsseldorf

  • Street food festival Dusseldorf, in April.
  • Japan-tag Düsseldorf, in May.
  • Holi Festival of colours, in July.
  • Düsseldorf France Festival in July.
  • Once Upon a Time festival in July.
  • Gourment festival Dusseldorf, in August.
  • Art/Fashion & Design expositions/events year-round.


Population (hab)619,477
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)38

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