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Carlsplatz, Düsseldorf

Carlsplatz, Düsseldorf: Our most recommended tours and activities

Düsseldorf: Culinary Soul Guided Tour

1. Düsseldorf: Culinary Soul Guided Tour

Explore one of the world’s largest food markets on a 3-hour guided tour. Discover the culinary diversity on offer in Düsseldorf’s Old Town on this feast for foodies. Visit the legendary Uerige microbrewery, experience the aromatic world of a small spice shop and learn about the production of traditional mustard. The highlight of the tour is a walk through the famous weekly Carlsplatz market, where you’ll meet market traders selling delicious products such as olive oil, wine and cheese.

Delightful Dusseldorf: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. Delightful Dusseldorf: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Dusseldorf, Germany’s answer to Milan, isn’t just known for its fashion industry. With portions of Dusseldorf’s old town built as far back as the 1300s, it packs a historical punch too. On this walking tour, I’ll show you the city’s historical highlights and share a few little-known stories. This Dusseldorf tour starts near the Heinrich-Heine-subway station. From there, you’ll quickly find yourself in Königsallee, a boulevard known for its posh, upscale stores. As you peruse the high-end brands, I’ll share the area’s history and point out several historical and picturesque bridges. You’ll soon find yourself in the beautifully preserved Old Town where I’ll show you which of the ancient houses survived the war, and which were restored. By the time we reach the Rhine Embankment Promenade, you’ll have an idea of what the area looked like some centuries ago. After passing St Lambertus Basilica, you’ll take in the old Marktplatz (Market Square), stroll along the Longest Bar in the World, and see poet Heinrich Heine’s birthplace. On this hour long tour, you’ll also have a chance to: • Gaze at the statue of Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz, a Dusseldorf landmark in Markplatz • See the white tower that houses the city’s maritime museum (the Schifffahrtmuseum) and learn about its history • Take in the city prison’s old gate which was replaced by Filmmuseum Düsseldorf • Find out who discovered the fashion icon Versace • Sample tasty treats in the city’s most important market square, Carlsplatz • Pass by a 17th-century restaurant whose famous diners included Napoleon, Japanese princess Hisako, Queen Silvia of Sweden, and actress Brooke Shields • Ponder the story of St Lambertus’ crooked church spire • Search for hidden details in Stadt Erhebung Monument, a sculpture depicting the city’s founding story • Hear about one of the city’s bloodiest battles • Stroll along the old harbour • Learn about one of Germany’s greatest poets, Heinrich Heine So put on your walking shoes and discover the quirky corners of Germany’s most interesting cities.

Düsseldorf: In a nutshell - the 60 minutes tour

3. Düsseldorf: In a nutshell - the 60 minutes tour

Old Town, Königsallee and the Rhine promenade: Düsseldorf's highlights are all close together. During the tour, guests move from the Rhine via the market square past the town hall to cultural sites and modern architecture and experience Düsseldorf's most important sights. Meanwhile, our guides explain what makes the city so charming and worth living in: high-carat art, exciting architecture, music legends and over 700 years of eventful history. After 60 minutes, the tour ends at Königsallee. If you want to learn more after the tour, you will find what you are looking for in our wide variety of themed tours.

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What people are saying about Carlsplatz, Düsseldorf

Together with Horst Winter we went on the tour in a small group of five. There were even more highlights about beer and Solei, Killepitch, coffee and cake - I don't want to give everything away, but don't forget Inka - really great. We were thrilled, full and no longer thirsty after these entertaining 3 hours.

Tour was very good, lots to eat and drink. Our guide Anya was amazing and it felt like being with friends she gave up lots of info about the city and tips of other foods and drinks to try

All around successful tour. Very versatile, interesting and tasty :-). Our tour guide Dirk was great.

Great tour that we can only recommend! Georg guided us excellently and gave us lots of great tips.

It was a great tour. We can only recommend it, Helga in particular was great!