Messe Düsseldorf reconstructs southern entrance section and Hall 1 in summer 2017

Supervisory Board and the shareholders of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH have approved plans for the complete reconstruction of the South Entrance and, subsequently, Hall 1. Werner M. Dornscheidt, Chief Executive Officer of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, is pleased: “We can now implement our Masterplan for the complete modernisation and renewal of the premises at our home base – and indeed, as always, without subsidies.” The investment volume of this southern section is EUR 140 million. In all, Messe Düsseldorf...[more]

Chuzo - that sounds Spanish to me

“Chuzo – that sounds Spanish to me“ – is exactly right: “Chuzo“ means in German “skewer“ and that is what it is. The majority of the Spanish dishes are grilled on the skewer and then served. Thanks to the open kitchen, the guests are able to see how the skewers, tapas and more are being prepared. A selection of steak specialities such as the entrecote from U.S. bison and an international wine list perfectly round off the culinary enjoyment. (Fotocredit: Chuzo)[more]

Seven Christmas markets are putting their spell on the city

Until 23 December, the entire Düsseldorf City will be a Christmas market world of experience. Every single one of the seven different Christmas markets has its own theme world. Starting from the Rathaus (town hall), with the historic arts and crafts market, more than 200 huts are spread out right up to Schadowstraße. Glittering snowflakes and sparkling ice crystals transform the Sternchenmarkt (little star market) into a mysterious winter world, and on Schadowplatz the atmosphere is winterly...[more]

“Wheel of Vision“ is turning again in the Old Town

 In the coming months, Düsseldorf can boast one more attraction: As in the last few years the “Wheel of Vision“ will make a stop again at Burgplatz from 21 October to 08 January 2017. Daily from 11.00 am to 9.00 pm, the 55-metre-high ferris wheel will turn next to the Castle Tower (Schlossturm) – it is almost impossible to have a more beautiful view of the Old Town and the Düsseldorf skyline. [more]

Bahn Thai celebrates the 40th anniversary

For 4 decades now, Baan Thai has attracted visitors from all over the world, who promptly turn into lovers of Thai cuisine here. Located directly in the heart of the Old Town (Altstadt), Baan Thai, with its original Thai charm, has a peaceful atmosphere and makes your stay almost feel like a short holiday. Another good reason to stop by.¶ (Photocredit: Baan Thai)[more]

A popular place for people to meet in the heart of the Old Town

In a stylish ambience, you can have a wonderful time with great music from national and international DJs. Contacts are established quickly on the large outdoor terrace at the Mühlenstraße and at both of the bars. Traditional beer from the  brewery “Zum Schlüssel“, a good wine list and a large selection of cocktails and spirits do not leave much to be desired. An exclusive rental is possible for up to 150 people. Further information at: (Fotocredit: Naseband's)[more]

Tino’s Bar new on Kö 59

See and be seen: Many decades long, the piano bar “Bei Tinos“ was one of the top addresses on Königsallee. Four years after the closing of the cult institution, the restaurateurs Vincenzo Di Piazza and Santo Sabatino are reviving the tradition again. The name is a tribute to the previous owner, the concept is new: Tino’s Bar opens up on 17 September, directly located on Germany’s most beautiful shopping mile next to the InterContinental hotel and picks up on the enjoyment culture of former...[more]

G. Saitta: Restaurant & Winery

G. Saitta is a restaurant as well as a winery with a beautiful outdoor terrace.  Inside it offers room for up to 80 people. The culinary delicacies created by head chef Mario Saitta are an interaction of modern to classic cuisine, from fresh antipasti - which you can put together yourself from the glass display case -  right up to extraordinary pasta, meat and fish dishes. An extensive selection of special wines rounds off the range on offer.¶ (Fotocredit: G. Saitta)[more]

Düsseldorf Alt beer culture: Zum Schlüssel

In the heart of the Düsseldorf Old Town (Altstadt), the traditional brewery “Zum Schlüssel“ has been extending an invitation to cosy get-togethers and just feeling good for more than 160 years. This has made it to a symbol for the Düsseldorf Alt beer culture. Enjoyment and quality are of great importance. Both, the managing director and the master brewer are certified beer sommeliers. The brewing process itself, which has taken place manually according to old methods of top-fermenting for many...[more]

With the night watchman through the Düsseldorf Altstadt (Old Town)

“Listen people and let me tell you …..“ This resounded through the towns centuries ago, when the night watchmen set out to make their nightly rounds. That time is coming to life again – namely with the night watchman tours of Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus. When the day slowly draws to an end, the romantic alleys of the Düsseldorf Altstadt (Old Town) are atmospherically illuminated by the glow of the lanterns. This is the ideal time for the night watchman tours through the historic...[more]

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