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Fashion Hub on the Rhine: Discover Düsseldorf between the "Kö" and the historic Burgplatz

Düsseldorf is one of the liveliest cities on the Rhine in Germany. Its exclusive atmosphere along the river promenade and on Königsallee draws more and more visitors each year, who come to enjoy the exclusive atmosphere along the river promenade and on the Königsallee. The street, which is affectionately called the "Kö," is home to some of the most luxurious boutiques in west of Germany. Its world-class restaurants serve regional cuisine which invites visitors to take a culinary journey through Düsseldorf, so the "Kö" is a must in any travel guide about the city.

In this guide, you can find out more about Düsseldorf's diverse museum scene, as this city on the Rhine is considered one of the art hubs of North Rhine-Westphalia. The cultural offer ranges from the Kunsthalle to the Kunstsammlung NRW to the Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf and the Gallery of the Academy of Arts, where the legendary Fluxus master Joseph Beuys once held a Chair. Another person close to the town is Heinrich Heine. Visitors can learn about his life and work at the Heinrich-Heine Institute on Bilker Street.
The old town of Düsseldorf is well preserved despite the heavy destruction of World War II and was reconstructed with much attention to detail. Buildings such as St. Lambertus Basilica and the splendid Town Hall are considered landmarks of the Rhine metropolis and are must-see attractions on a vacation to Düsseldorf. The old town is also famous for its nightlife, which features the "longest bar in the world," with over 260 bars lined up. This is the perfect area to try Altbier, a beer speciality of Düsseldorf. In narrow, quaint streets like the Schneider-Wibbel-Gasse, you can also try local dishes from Rhineland, such as the "Halven Hahn," a rye roll with cheese, which is traditionally served with the beer. In the evening, the MedienHafen (media harbour) is the place to be for visitors looking for somewhere to go out to eat, go for a stroll and people-watch.