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Düsseldorf: City Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine

1. Düsseldorf: City Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine

Düsseldorf has a lot to offer – not just the carnival. Get to know the sights in Düsseldorf aboard a superb river cruise. Discover Germany's city of fashion at its best as you relax on board. Admire the ruins of the city and be impressed by the panorama of the picturesque Old Town. Located at the cultural and commercial heart of the Rhineland, you will see plenty of life on the river banks as you cruise by. Sail from a central location in the city center, and see the lovely banks of the Rhine River in comfort. During the trip on the Rhine, you will get to admire some of the city's major landmarks and sights from the water. On board the boat, you can grab some snacks and drinks from the bar at reasonable prices.

Düsseldorf: Ticket for Rhine Tower

2. Düsseldorf: Ticket for Rhine Tower

The Rhine Tower, Dusseldorf's most recognizable landmark, was created by architect H. Deilmann and built in 1982 on the edge of the city center’s southern district at the entrance to the Media Harbour. From the tower, you will experience the most breathtaking view of the Rhine Metropolis: the Media Harbour, historic city center, Hofgarten, Königsallee and the Rhine. If on the day of your visit the weather is clear, the view extends as far as the Cologne Cathedral.  Opening Hours:  Sunday to Thursday: 11.00 AM - 12:00 AM Friday, Saturday, and Holidays: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Düsseldorf: Scavenger Hunt Box Self-Guided Walking Tour

3. Düsseldorf: Scavenger Hunt Box Self-Guided Walking Tour

Your city game box contains 11 sealed and numbered envelopes, each holding riddles that need to be solved. Following clear and precise directions, you will be taken on a walk through Düsseldorfs modern but historic city center, as you solve the riddles to find your way to the various sights. It’s up to you when you start your scavenger hunt through Düsseldorf, as well as how long you wish to stay at each location. You can take a break from your city game at any time or even continue your scavenger hunt on another day, just as you like. The scavenger hunt through Düsseldorf begins at the main train station, then leads through the Japanese Quarter to the Kö-Bogen and Königsallee. It continues in the old town with its town hall and its many restaurants and breweries. You can also discover the Rhine promenade and the Medienhafen. There is no need to make an appointment for your scavenger hunt game. Simply book the game box and have it sent to you (the shipping costs are already included in the price), or notify your guides to pick it up outside opening hours.

Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

4. Dusseldorf: Old Town & Altbier Tour

Together with your guide, you will take a look behind the scenes of the time-honored and myth-enshrouded provincial capital of North Rhine-Westphalia. See the hotspots of the old town, experience its unique atmosphere, and taste one of its culinary specialties: the famous Düsseldorf Altbier. Your guide will tell you lots of interesting facts about the history of the city and provide you with a crash course in terms of Düsseldorf Platt - the local dialect. Learn about historic buildings, French influences on the city, and secret recipes. You will also, of course, hear about the traditional rivalry with Düsseldorf's neighbor, Cologne. With the perfect combination of information and entertainment, you walk from one highlight to another. Explore locations and stories that mean a lot to the locals. Find out more about poets, painters, and even punk and pop artists who started their careers here.

Düsseldorf: E-Scooter City Tour

5. Düsseldorf: E-Scooter City Tour

Meet directly at the Rhine Tower, the highest building in the city. With a view of the state parliament and the spectacular Rheinkniebrücke bridge, you'll shortly learn how to drive and have fun on a secure e-scooter Scuddy. Begin by cruising along the Rhine to the Media Harbor, passing several funky Gehry buildings. Leave the yachts behind in the marina and continue on down the Rhine promenade towards the old town. Arrive at the spacious Burgplatz and check out the Schlossturm castle tower. Stay close to the Rhine to reach the Oberkasseler Bridge and the time-honored St. Lambertus Church with its leaning basilica tower. Then cruise past the imposing dome of the Tonhalle before reaching the legendary Fortuna Büdchen, a large drinking hall associated with the Düsseldorf football club. Continue on past important museums as well as the Dreischeibenhaus, an impressive piece of contemporary architecture from the 1960s. Experience the hustle and bustle of Königsallee, which features the best shopping in town. Choose the 2-hour tour for an even more thorough exploration of the city, including the left side of the Rhine. Discover the elegant Oberkassel, a district featuring buildings from the "Gründerzeit" and the Art Nouveau period. See additional sights like the K20, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, an art collection housed behind a distinctive black granite façade. Roll by the Kom(m)ödchen, the cabaret stage, and head towards Carlplatz, where a bustling market can be found Mondays through Saturdays. At the end of your tour, you'll return at a relaxed pace back to the starting point.

Düsseldorf: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

6. Düsseldorf: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

The Escape Tour Düsseldorf introduces you to Hoppeditz, the inventor of Altbier and therefore a real beer magnate. He not only loved beer but also the wives of other influential men in Düsseldorf. This included the wife of the mayor.... When the mayor found out about Hoppeditz's adventures with his wife, Hoppeditz had to flee the city. Will you help him finding the secret exit? Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the the St. Lambertus Church and the Old Town Hall, wander through the lovely streets and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Düsseldorf-Carlstadt: Outdoor Escape Game with Game Master

7. Düsseldorf-Carlstadt: Outdoor Escape Game with Game Master

Put your solving skills to the test during this outdoor escape adventure around Carlstadt in Düsseldorf. Using an iPad as your game and guide in one, embark on a challenging mission to save the city. Work together with your group to crack codes and come up with solutions. Instead of being locked inside a room, this escape game makes the entire city your playing field. After meeting your personal game master and getting a brief introduction to the functionalities of the game, gear up with iPads and start your adventure. As the clock starts to tick, navigate through the city and race to the finish line as you and your team unlock codes and get closer to the finale. Tasks are beamed directly to you on your iPad as you live chat with your game master.  Be inspired by the cityscape, decipher architectural codes, and find the missing elements to solve your mission. All you have to bring with you is your gamer heart and the desire to use teamwork, logic, and creativity to win the game.

Düsseldorf: Old Town Tour for Party Girls

8. Düsseldorf: Old Town Tour for Party Girls

Discover Dusseldorf's party culture on this guided tour in the Old Town. Taste the local beer, stop at a delicious cupcake cafe, and learn fascinating anecdotes about the Old Town and why it's known as "the longest bar in the world." Begin your tour in style with a can of Hugo at Carlsplatz. Stroll with your guide through Düsseldorf's Old Town and hear entertaining anecdotes about love, life, and partying at "the longest bar in the world." On your way to Königsallee, stop for some pink party shots and a local Altbier. Take a break at an ice cream parlor with special alcoholic ice cream. If you dare, enter the "Radschlag" contest to win a medal before heading to Düsseldorf's first cupcake café. As you enjoy your cupcake, snap the perfect Instagram pictures for your stories. Play drinking games with your friends. Finish your party tour in a bar at Bolker Straße with one more party shot.

Düsseldorf: Self-Guided Outdoor Mystery Game with App

9. Düsseldorf: Self-Guided Outdoor Mystery Game with App

Become a detective with an outdoor murder mystery game. Learn about a fictional case, visit 15 locations in Düsseldorf, and solve riddles and black stories to find the culprit. Before beginning, download the Actionbound app and follow the instructions to set up your Düsseldorf murder mystery. Head into the city center, turn on your app, and follow the clues. As you walk, hear a fictional story about a missing person. The victim is a former police investigator and bestseller author who has disappeared along with his newest draft, a tell-all about the craziest crimes he solved. Follow the app to 15 different locations to solve this mysterious case. At each location, solve a riddle or a black story to access new information. Meet his friends, listen to witnesses and read or listen to police reports. Learn some of the strange stories that he wants to publish in his new book. As a bonus, enjoy some extra tasks and riddles which you can solve anytime after you finish your adventure.

Düsseldorf: Nordpark and Japenese Garden Smartphone Game

10. Düsseldorf: Nordpark and Japenese Garden Smartphone Game

Transform a day at in Düsseldorf into a clue-following adventure with this smartphone game. Pass by park highlights like the Ballhaus gallery and the Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum. Solve puzzles to receive facinating information about Düsseldorf. Download the tour and make your way Düsseldorf's Nord Park to begin playing. Press 'start' to be introduced to your mission and receive your first location-based task. Have the freedom to play by yourself or with friends. Pause and resume the game whenever you wish.  Enjoy the park's tranquil greenspace and see locations like serene landscapes of the Japanese Garden. Interact with sights you see along the way like the Ballhaus gallery and the Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum.  Resolve each task to find out exciting information and stories about Düsseldorf. Once you have completed all the tasks, receive a summary of your game and a code to collect your award. Compete with Sir Peter Morgan's other contenders on the leaderboard.

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What people are saying about Düsseldorf

Man spielt das Spiel selbstständig mit einem Handy. Alles ist auf Deutsch. Den Anfang fanden wir etwas schwer, aber als wir kapiert haben worum es geht, hat uns das super Spaß gemacht. Am Ende gab es noch ein Zusatzlevel fürs Zuhause.

You should definitely do it. Then you have a good overview of the old town and can then set off in a targeted manner. We were lucky and were a small group. City guide Jürgen was great and also answered questions outside of the tour.

I took my friend for his birthday to see the Rheinturm It was a great time we got to enjoy some cake. Very good experience, I recommend

The boat trip was very nice and the duration was just right. We literally got a different view of the city.

Good to enjoy one hour on the water and a glass of Sekt.