Area Attractions in Dusseldorf

Instead of "My little Paris" Napoleon should have named the city of Dusseldorf "Little Tokyo on the Rhine" in recognition of the strong Japanese influence within the city. The culture, shopping and business city of Dusseldorf has international flair. For tourism, Messe Dusseldorf and large companies provide cultural diversity, which is second to none in this region.

Attractions such as the Old Town of Dusseldorf, Rhine Promenade or Media Harbour attract visitors from around the world. Also, The German Opera on the Rhine, Castle of Benrath, the art collection of North Rhine-Westphalia, Schauspielhaus Dusseldorf and other first-class cultural venues and attractions offer a variety of entertainment in Dusseldorf. Rhenish lifestyle can be seen everywhere for free - most tangibly at the carnival, when revellers celebrate and dance for days, or over a glass of beer at the "world's longest bar".

Dusseldorf city is world-famous for its broad range of shopping and fashion, especially in the upmarket street Koenigsallee, simply known as "KÖ".

Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf

Speditionstrasse 19
Dusseldorf, Germany, 40221

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Urban Architecture at the Media Harbour Dusseldorf

Media Harbour near Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf

Gehry Buildings

The buildings are named after their architect and designer Frank O. Gehry. It is a building complex of three buildings, which was inaugurated in 1999. Remarkable is the bending face of the buildings, with its lean and curvy surface. The Gehry buildings are the city’s landmark.

Rheinturm

From Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf you have a direct view of the city's popular landmark. The television tower is 240.5 meters (789 ft) high and the tallest building in the city. The Rheinturm serves not only as a carrier for aerials for radio and television, but also as an observation tower from which one has a fabulous view over the Media Harbour and Dusseldorf.

Stadttor (City Gate)

Stadttor is an architectural landmark of Dusseldorf and was designed by the architects Petzinka, Overdiek and Partner. The 20-storey skyscraper is 84 m (276 ft) high. The building is located in the government district near the harbour and served as the official residence of the North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Ministers until 2017.

Rheinkniebrücke

Rheinkniebrücke is, together with the Rheinturm, probably the city's most significant landmark and a popular subject for photos. The cable-stayed bridge has a total length of 1,519 m (4,983 ft). In addition to a six-lane motorway, the bridge has two combined pedestrian and cycle paths.

Modern Art in Dusseldorf

Modern art near Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf

K20 + K21 Kunstsammlung NRW

The two important museums K20 and K21 Kunstsammlung NRW are among the most striking buildings in the city and have become an integral part of the international museum landscape. Here you can marvel at artworks from the 20th century, from Picasso to Klee to Jackson Pollock and Katharina Fritsch.

NRW-Forum Düsseldorf

The museum's programme focuses on photography, contemporary art, digital culture, design and pop culture. The NRW forum is located in the building ensemble Ehrenhof and is home to the imai Institute for Video and Media Art.

Museum Kunstpalast

With its numerous exhibitions and large collections, the Museum Kunstpalast is an important part of Dusseldorf’s cultural life. The large 800-seat Robert Schumann Hall, which is attached to the museum, hosts a variety of classical concerts, jazz festivals and comedy events.

KIT – Kunst im Tunnel

The underground exhibition building is located beneath the Rhine promenade in a space nestled between two major road tunnels. Around four to six alternating exhibitions are staged each year, focusing on the presentation of emerging, contemporary art across a range of genres, such as sculpture, painting, photography, video art and installation.

Dusseldorf Shopping Tips

Dusseldorf shopping tips near Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf

Luxurious boutiques on Königsallee ("KÖ")

World famous brands are attracted to the Königsallee, where the names of fashion designers appear like a who's who of the fashion scene. Besides shopping, Königsallee also stands for, "to see and be seen". You may find many open-air street cafés here.

APROPOS The Concept Stores

The APROPOS concept stores unite phantasy and tradition with beauty and art while creating a unique lifestyle. For 30 years now, the two owners Klaus Ritzenhöfer and Daniel Riedo have been providing exclusive fashion by international designers as well as beauty and interior products, constantly proving their extraordinary taste for style and beautiful things.

Breuninger

The flagship store of the successful fashion and lifestyle company is located in the Kö-Bogen and features premium labels, fashion trends, beauty products, sporting goods and delicatessen products under one roof.

Immermannstrasse – „Little Toyko“

On the Immermannstrasse, the flavor of Japan is in the air hosting the third largest Japanes community in Europe. Japanese supermarkets, bookstores, restaurants and clothing stores have settled on the Immermannstrasse and in the lively side streets.

Green Oasis in the Middle of the City

Green oasis near Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf

Rheinpark Bilk and Bürgerpark Bilk

Rheinpark Bilk is located at the Rheinturm with four hectares of plants, meadows and public buildings. The park is connected to the city gate by a 50 m (164 ft) wide landscape bridge. For those who prefer less hustle and bustle on the Rhine, go to the Bürgerpark Bilk right next door. The park is hilly, with hedges offering shade and retreats, while the stone blocks invite you to sit and sunbathe.

Casemates and Rhine Promenade

The casemates are a popular meeting point on the Rhine promenade. The terrace landscape is right next to the old town and offers various gastronomy as well as sports broadcast on large screens. Along the Rhine promenade you can go for a walk, go running or watch spectacular sunsets from the outside staircase and enjoy the view of the Dusseldorf skyline.

The Hofgarten

Situated in the suburb of the city center / Pempelfort, the Hofgarten is a popular destination for a relaxing walk in the countryside. Founded in by Nicolas de Pigage, it is Germany’s first and oldest public garden. The courtyard offers pure relaxation, historic monuments and modern sculptures, all providing a pleasant break from urban life.

Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden has a size of 5,000 sq m (53,819 sq ft) and is located in the northwestern and most peaceful part of the North Park. You can marvel at pine trees and Japanese maple, ponds and traditional stone carvings. The park was planned and laid out in the 1970s by the Japanese garden and landscape architect Iwakii Ishiguro and his son Shojiro.

Day Trips

Benrath Palace near Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf

Wildpark Grafenberg

Located in scenic Grafenberg forest, Wildpark is an attractive, free-of-charge destination where about 100 animals roam free in a forest area spanning 48 hectares.

Schloss Benrath

Schloss Benrath (Benrath Palace) is located in the southern part of Benrath and was built from 1755 to 1773 on behalf of Elector Karl Theodor von der Pfalz as a widow's residence for Electress Elisabeth Auguste. The ensemble of pleasure palace, hunting park, ponds and canal system is a listed building and is an important total work of art in Dusseldorf.