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1. Löbbecke Museum
The Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum unites Zoo, Natural History Museum and Aquarium in one institution under the administration of the city of Düsseldorf. It was opened in 1987 in the North Park under the name "Löbbecke-Museum + Aquazoo". On an area of about 2000 square meters, around 500 animal species are exhibited in 25 themed rooms in aquariums, terrariums and a tropical hall. Moreover, the exhibition includes 1,400 natural history exhibits, models and interactive stations. With about 400.000 visitors per year, the Aquazoo Löbbecke Museum has been by far the most visited cultural institution in the city of Düsseldorf for many years. The name of the institution refers to Theodor Löbbecke who laid the foundation of the natural history collection by collecting sea shells. The collection is rich in type material for different mollusc species, such as the Angaria loebbeckei and Chicoreus loebbeckei.
Kolpingplatz, also spelled Kolping-Platz, formerly Clever Platz, is a park and square in Pempelfort, Düsseldorf, Germany, which is used as green space, playground and market above the ground and underground parking below the ground. The city square is a right-angle plan, approximately 100 metres wide and 150 metres long, bounded to the north by Klever Straße, to the east by Mauerstraße, to the south by Pfalzstraße and to the west by Schwerinstaße. After World War II, the city of Düsseldorf named the square after Catholic priest Adolf Kolpin, who was active in social reform. On the east side of the square, Hermann Isenmann honors him in 1954 with a Roman travertine sculpture as a Colpin monument. It shows "Father Kolpin-Apostle of the Family" and a group of characters from a working-class family.
3. Peter von Cornelius
The Peter-von-Cornelius monument is a historic monument in Düsseldorf, located as Point de Vue of the Königsallee and Corneliusplatz on the edge of the courtyard. The statue honors the painter Peter von Cornelius, the first head of the Royal Prussian Art Academy Düsseldorf and the co-founder of the Düsseldorf painting school. It was designed by the sculptor Adolf of Donndorf and festively inaugurated on June 24, 1879 in the presence of Prince Wilhelm von Prussia. At a celebration in the evening in the paint box park, a pageant with figures after paintings by Cornelius was performed under the sounds of the Midsummer Night's Traume by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and the painting box timpani from Julius Tausch.
4. Stück der Berliner Mauer
The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989 as well as encircling and separating West Berlin from East German territory. Construction of the wall was commenced by the German Democratic Republic on 13 August 1961. The Wall cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany, including East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, accompanied by a wide area that contained anti-vehicle trenches, beds of nails and other defenses. The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" from building a socialist state in East Germany.
5. Alt St. Martin
Old St. Martin's Church is the oldest church in Düsseldorf and the oldest existing building in the state capital. The origin of the former Bilk parish church can be traced back to Carolingian times. Originally built around 700 A. D. and rebuilt around 1000 A. D. until 1206, the church is considered the parish church of the then neighboring Diocese of Düsseldorf. In 1812, Old St Martin lost its function as the Parish Church of Bilk and had not been used as a church for more than a century. After war damage and several elaborate repairs, the Catholic congregation of St. Boniface and the Protestant Lutheran congregation regularly held liturgy services at Old St. Martin.
6. St. Mariä Empfängnis
The Roman Catholic Church of St Mary's Conception-also known as St Mary's Church-was built between 1894 and 1896 and designed by Mainz Cathedral architect Ludwig Becker. It is located opposite the entrance to Tonhallenstra å e at Oststra å e in downtown Düsseldorf. The cathedral's three nave and twin tower facades are cathedral-style and are typical examples of the neo-Gothic style of the Rhineland. Because of its superior geographical location, it can be seen from far away places. The diocese is part of the diocese of St. Lambert in the city of Düsseldorf, the archdiocese of Cologne. In 2011, the city merged with Altstadtgemeinde to become St. Lambertus Parish.
7. Drahtzieherei Künne & Sohn
Düsseldorf Industriepfad E. V. (FKI) is an association that studies the industrial history of Düsseldorf and adjacent areas. The purpose of the association is to scientifically deal with and promote industrial culture, the protection of historical sites, the protection of historical sites and the protection of cultural landscapes. The Association achieves this goal by planning local historical industrial development routes in Düsseldorf-Gresheim and neighboring Düsseldorf-Ludenburg, identifying industrial cultural sites throughout Düsseldorf urban area and supporting industrial cultural networks in the region.
8. Haus des Karnevals
The House of carnival is a historic building in Düsseldorf's old town at Zollstraße 9, which has housed a museum on the theme of the Düsseldorf Carnival since 15 January 2005. The house also serves as an office for the Comitee Düsseldorfer Carneval and offers exhibitions on customs on three floors, where uniforms, medals, books and certificates as well as photos of over 60 years of the Düsseldorf Carnival are shown. In the building, not far from the market square at the town hall, there is also a media archive in cooperation with the Westdeutscher Rundfunk with film recordings of the Rose Monday processions.
The Thomas Church at Aschaffenburger Straße 8 in Düsseldorf-Reisholz was built in 1957/1958 according to plans by Walter Köngeter and Ernst Petersen. At the inauguration she was named after Adolf Klarenbach, the first Protestant martyr in the Rhineland. It served the community work in District II (Reisholz) of the Evangelical parish of Düsseldorf-Holthausen. In 1963/1964, a community center was grown and conversions were carried out. In 1996 Klarenbachkapelle, rectory and community center were registered in the monument list of the city of Düsseldorf.
10. Kriegerdenkmal im Hofgarten
The war memorial in the Hofgarten in the Düsseldorf city center is on the Landskrone, the landscape garden, which is overwhelmed by the former city fortification in the court garden. The monument was created by Karl Hilgers (1844-1925) after winning an artist competition with his design "Vaterstadt", which had been awarded by the "Committee on the establishment of a war memorial". The monument was inaugurated on October 18, 1892. It is dedicated to fallen Düsseldorf soldiers of the German unification wars (1864–66) and the Franco-German War (1870/71).
11. Mahn- und Gedenkstätte für die Opfer der nationalsozialistischen Gewaltherrschaft
The Düsseldorf Memorial for the Victims of National Socialist Tyranny is a cultural institute of the state capital Düsseldorf. It is a museum, research centre and archive. The house was opened in 1987 and has since been dedicated to the memory of the Düsseldorf victims and persecuted by the Nazi regime. It is located in the western part of the historic Stadthaus in the old town and has been showing the permanent exhibition "Düsseldorf Children and Young People under National Socialism" since a fundamental renovation and its reopening in May 2015.
The Herz-Jesu-Kirche at Ottweilerstraße 2 in Düsseldorf-Derendorf was built between 1905 and 1907 by the architect Josef Kleesattel and is the parish church of the Roman Catholic parish of the same name in the Archdiocese of Cologne, which has been merged into the derendorf-Pempelfort parish association since 2009. According to the Pastoral Reform Directive of the Archdiocese of Cologne, the parishes of this association in Düsseldorf-Derendorf and -Pempelfort will be merged into their original congregation Holy Trinity on 1 January 2013.
13. Gedenkstein Hundsburg
Stoffeln is a desert in the Bilk, Oberbilk and Wersten districts of Dusseldorf, Parts 3 and 9. Where the former village was, there is now a allocated garden, adjacent to Südpark in Düsseldorf, part of the Stoffel cemetery, and the new residential area north and south of today's Werstener Straße. Part of Südpark and the campus of Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf and the University Hospital of Düsseldorf are located on "Stoffeln Gemarkung" (Stoffeln Gemarkung "), which still exists in the land registry.
14. K20 - Kunstsammlung NRW
The Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen is the art collection of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia, in Düsseldorf. United by this institution are three different exhibition venues: the K20 at Grabbeplatz, the K21 in the Ständehaus, and the Schmela Haus. The Kunstsammlung was founded in 1961 by the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia as a foundation under private law for the purpose of displaying the art collection and expanding it through new acquisitions.
Stadterhebungsmonument (City Survey Monument) is a monument commemorating the granting of city rights to Düsseldorf. It is located in Joseph-Wimmer-Gasse at the corner of Müller-Schlösser-Gasse in the Old City. This sculpture was made by Bert Gerresheim. It was built in 1988 to mark its 700th anniversary. Among the motives were the Battle of Wallingen, the stamping of the City Survey Certificate, and the elevation of St. Lambert's Parish Church to a canon monastery.
16. Denkmal der 39er
In the North Rhine-Westphalian state capital of Düsseldorf, an expressionist ensemble of buildings and gardens is referred to as a courtyard of honour, which was created for the performance of the exhibition GeSoLei in 1926. Today, as a museum, it encloses an inner courtyard with the buildings of the Kunstpalast and the NRW Forum and extends axially over a garden ground floor to the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, a concert and multi-purpose hall covered with a dome.
The Evangelical Church of the Resurrection in Düsseldorf-Oberkassel, on the corner plot of Arnulfstraße/Quirinstraße, is an architectural-historical testimony of Art Nouveau, which predicts the Rheinische Backstein architecture of the 1920s. It is under monument protection. It was built between 1913 and 1914 according to the design of the Düsseldorf architect Rudolf Wilhelm Verheyen and Julius Stobbe and inaugurated on the Ascension Day in 1914.
St John's Church, with its almost 88 m high tower, is the largest Protestant church in Düsseldorf. It is located at the Martin-Luther-Platz. The church was built from 1875 to 1881 in the Romanesque Revival style. It was severely damaged in World War II, but was saved from destruction and in 1953 it was reopened. The last major remodeling took place in 2008. There is a cafe through which one enters the actual church.
With 70 hectares, the Südpark is the largest and most visited park of the North Rhine-Westphalian state capital of Düsseldorf. According to designs by the planning group Südpark to the Federal Garden Show in 1987, it was created by expanding the existing folk garden by new parking facilities, which was previously laid out on the former. The resulting southern park consists of three differently designed areas.
The Malkastenpark is a historic private park, now in the centre of Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The name refers to a group of artists, Malkasten, founded in 1848. The park is also known as also Jacobigarten, after the original owners who created a Baroque garden. It is now a public garden with both Baroque features and English landscape garden elements, and a listed historic monument.
Saint Christopher is venerated by several Christian denominations as a martyr killed in the reign of the 3rd-century Roman emperor Decius or alternatively under the emperor Maximinus Daia. There appears to be confusion due to the similarity in names "Decius" and "Daia". Churches and monasteries were named after him by the 7th century. It is possible that he is the same person as Saint Menas of Egypt.
The Schadow monument is a classicist monument that was built in honor of the painter Friedrich Wilhelm von Schadow (1788–1862) on the Schadowplatz in Düsseldorf city center. It consists of a bust that shows the honored in old age. The bust stands on a square base that bears the inscription W. von Schadow. August Wittig and Ernst Giese created the monument in 1869, on June 22, 1869 it was unveiled.
23. Basilika St. Margareta
Santa Margarita is a Catholic parish church in Düsseldorf-Gresheim, Germany. Until 1803, the cathedral was the college church of Gracheim Women's Monastery. It is one of the oldest canonical monasteries in the archdiocese of Cologne. On January 1, 2011, the former Dioceses of St Cecilia, St Catherine, Santa Maria von Frieden, St Reynolds and St Ursula were also in the east of Düsseldorf.
24. Weg der Befreiung, Station 3
The path of liberation is a history project in the North Rhine-Westphalian state capital of Düsseldorf and in the district town of Mettmann. It is reminiscent of local resistance to National Socialism at the end of the Second World War and the liberation of the city of Düsseldorf in April 1945. It is also a decentralized memorial that is reminiscent of the time of National Socialism.
25. St. Lambertus
St. Lambertus is one of four Roman Catholic churches in the old town of Düsseldorf. It is the parish church of the enlarged parish of St. Lambertus Düsseldorf, which was created in 2011 by the merger of the parishes of St. Lambertus, St. Maximilian and St. Mariä conception. Her church consecration is the spiritual background of the "largest fun fair on the Rhine".
26. St. Antonius
The Catholic parish church of St. Antonius in düsseldorf's Friedrichstadt district was built according to plans by the architects Wilhelm and Paul Sültenfuß in neo-Romanesque style between 1905 and 1909. It belongs to the pastoral care area of Unter- and Oberbilk, Friedrichstadt and Eller-West in the city deanery of Düsseldorf of the Archdiocese of Cologne.
27. St. Franziskus Xaverius Kirche
Düsseldorf-Mörsenbroich's St. The Catholic Diocese Church of Franziskus Xavierius is a modern church built between the two world wars. It is located directly at Mörsenbroicher Ei. The parish's present form began on January 1st. On 1 January 2010, it merged with the Diocese of St. Joseph and the Diocese of Zum Heiligen Kreuz in the District of Rath.
28. St. Bruno
The Roman Catholic Church of San Bruno is located at 58 Kalkumer Straße in the western Unterrath district of Düsseldorf. Her patron was San Bruno, a Cologne native who was the founder of the Carthaginian Order until 1964, when he maintained a monastery in nearby Lichtenbrosch. Until 1998, it was the center of the Roman Catholic diocese of San Bruno.
The Quadenhof is a building at Gerricusplatz 23 in Düsseldorf-Gerresheim. It was built for Godt of Broichhusen 1427 to 1436. The farm was named after the Quad family of Raede, who received him marriage in 1458. The Quadenhof is one of the few profane brick buildings of the late Middle Ages, which have been preserved in the Düsseldorf area.
The building of the art academy at Eiskellerstraße 1 in Düsseldorf-Altstadt was built between 1875 and 1879 by Hermann Riffart in the style of historicism based on role models of the Italian Renaissance. On the Rhine side of the building, a modern studio building of the art academy designed by Rudolf Schwarz is followed by Rudolf Schwarz.
31. NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
The NRW Forum Wirtschaft und Kultur, formerly the Museum für Industrie und Wirtschaft, is a museum in Düsseldorf, the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, dealing with the development and the economy of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia or regions within it, such as the Rhine-Ruhr-region. Today it is part of the Museum Kunstpalast.
32. St. Adolfus
The Catholic Church of St. Adolfus is in Düsseldorf-Pempelfort, Kaiserswerther Straße 60. The Cordobastraße, which runs on the south side of the church, is an indication that the church is consecrated to the Spanish martyr St. Adolphus, according to the descriptions of the priest Eulogius-the Emir von Córdoba had in the 9th century.
33. Synagoge Düsseldorf
The New Synagogue is the synagogue of the Jewish community in Düsseldorf, Germany. The synagogue was built in the Golzheim district, far from the site of the former synagogue, which was located in the city center at Kasernenstraße. There the synagogue, built in 1905, was pillaged and burned by SA men during the Kristallnacht in 1938.
34. St. Gertrud
The Catholic parish church of St. Gertrud in düsseldorf's Eller district is a neo-Gothic church building. The church on Gertrudisplatz was preceded by three places of worship at other locations. The parish of the same name was founded in 1624 and today belongs to the parish community of Eller-Lierenfeld, which has existed since 2000.
35. St. Mariä Himmelfahrt - Liebfrauen
The Church of St. Mary's Assumption – also known as the Church of Our Lady – is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Flingern-Nord district of Düsseldorf. It was built according to designs by the architect Caspar Clemens Pickel from 1890 to 1892. The parish of the same name belongs to the parish association Flingern/Düsseltal.
36. St. Peter
St. Peter, the neo-Gothic Catholic parish church in Düsseldorf-Winterbilk, was built according to the design of architect Caspar Clemence Pickel and was enshrined in 1898. It is one of the largest churches in Düsseldorf. The parish of the same name belongs to the pastoral areas of Unter-und Oberbilk, Friedrichstadt and Eller-West.
37. St. Martin
The Catholic Church of St. Martin, also known as Bilk Church, is located in Düsseldorf-Winterbilk and is the parish church of St. Martin Parish, belonging to the pastoral areas of Winterbilk and Oberbilk, Friedrichstadt and Elesi. The building, which was blown up during the war, is stylistically related to the Suitbertus Church.
Schokker describes a Dutch ship type used until the 19th century. Chokers were fishing ice cream ships that were used in the zuiderzee and were particularly characterized by the so -called chocolate tree, a swiveling device for fishing with towing nets. The ship type has its name after the island of Schokland in the Zuidersee.
The Nordpark in Düsseldorf is a public green area in the stockum district. It was planned in 1936 for the Reichsausstellung Schaffendes Volk, a propaganda exhibition of the National Socialists, and opened in 1937. The main entrance is on Kaiserswerther Straße, another entrance on the Rhine side on Rotterdamer Straße.
40. Zim Zum II
Barnett Newman was an American artist. He is seen as one of the major figures in abstract expressionism and one of the foremost of the color field painters. His paintings are existential in tone and content, explicitly composed with the intention of communicating a sense of locality, presence, and contingency.
41. Classic Remise Düsseldorf
Classic draws are service centers around the topics of motorcycle and automobile with specialization in the area of classics, classic cars and collector vehicles. There are two Classic draws in Berlin and Düsseldorf. Both service centers are located in listed buildings with an industrial-technical background.
The Jan Wellem Chapel (Kreuzkapelle), located at 95 F ä hrstraße in Düsseldorf-Hamm, was donated by Philip William in 1658 to thank him for the birth of his son Johann Wilhelm, whose name was Jan Wellem. Jörg Heimeshoff describes this Renaissance chapel, which was completed in 1660 and renovated in 1990:
The Tritonenbrunnen was created by the Düsseldorf sculptor Friedrich Coubillier from 1898 to 1902 and acquired by the city beautification association for the Düsseldorf Königsallee. At the northern end of the avenue, the fountain acts as Point de Vue and the design of the sewer axis of the city grave.
44. Wildpark am Grafenberger Wald
The Wildlife Park in Grafenberger Forest covers 36 hectares and is one of the larger parks in Düsseldorf. It is one of the oldest safari parks in Germany and displays only native species. Around the animals' free range and enclosure, there is a beech forest with a history of more than 200 years.
45. St. Albertus Magnus
St. Albert Magnus Catholic Church in Düsseldorf-Goldzheim was built in 1938 on Vitt Street in Kaisers, and was completed in 1939 as the first parish church in Goldzheim, but it was not finally completed until 1974. It belongs to the Sagrada Familia Diocese of Düsseldorf, Archdiocese of Cologne.
The Jan-Wellem monument in the Düsseldorf town hall was completed by the sculptor Gabriel de Grupello after 1697/before 1708. The marble statue represents Johann Wilhelm von Pfalz-Neuburg, called Jan Wellem of the Düsseldorfer at the time, the Elector of the Palatinate and Duke of Jülich-Berg.
Christuskirche is a Protestant church in Düsseldorf-Oberbik, Germany, which was inaugurated in 1899. Their neo-Gothic architecture is typical of historicist religious architecture, although many parts of the building have been changed after the destruction of the war. Simplified.
48. St. Ursula
Santa Barbara is a Catholic church in Noyce, Germany, belonging to St. Mary's Diocese. The church, located in Barbaraviertel, 20 Blücherstraße, has been under protection since 1996. The church is a feature of Barbaraviertel, west of Neusser Hafen, and is a social hotspot.
The Königsallee is an urban boulevard in Düsseldorf, state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The Königsallee is noted for both the landscaped canal that runs along its center, as well as for the fashion showrooms and luxury retail stores located along its sides.
51. St. Elisabeth
The Catholic Church of St. Elisabeth, also called Elisabethkirche, is located at the Vinzenzplatz in Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte and is consecrated to St. Elisabeth of Thuringia. It is the only church in the city built into a house and has been a listed building since 1983.
The Franz-von-Sales Church is a branch church of the Catholic parish of St. Maria Rosenkranz built in 1969 to 1971 according to designs by the architect Hans Schwippert in the Oberbilk district of Düsseldorf on the district border, which it is assigned to the church.
54. Der Mahner
"Hypnotist" is the title of a bronze sculpture created by Vadim Abramovich Sidur in the Court Garden of Düsseldorf. The object is reminiscent of the biblical image of the Caller in the Desert and is also interpreted as a monument against totalitarianism and violence.
57. Heilige Dreifaltigkeit
The Catholic parish of Holy Trinity, founded in 1691 in the Düsseldorf district of Derendorf, is still the oldest parish outside the former city walls of Düsseldorf. The original parish church was built from 1692 to 1693, today existing 1892 to 1893.
58. St. Josef
St. Joseph's Catholic Church is located in Düsseldorf-Oberbilk. It was once the parish church of the largest parish in the archdiocese of Cologne. Today, the parish belongs to the pastoral areas of Unter-und Oberbilk, Friedrichstadt and Eller-West.
60. St. Hubertus
The Catholic parish church of St. Hubertus in Itter is a three -aisled Romanesque basilica with a bell tower and is one of the four oldest churches in Düsseldorf. The parish of the same name belongs to the Düsseldorf Rheinbogen pastoral unit.
61. St. Apollinaris
San Apollinaris is a five-nave Catholic church, almost square in floor plan, located in the Düsseldorf district of Oberbilk. The parish of the same name belongs to the pastoral areas of Unter-und Oberbilk, Friedrichstadt and Eller-West.
The Nubian is a bronze statue by the sculptor Bernhard Sopher. The figure depicts an unclothed Nubian woman in a walking posture. She wears a vase on her head. The arms are angled, the outside of the hands are placed on the hip.
65. St. Nikolaus
The Roman Catholic Church of St. Nicholas Parish is one of the three oldest churches in Düsseldorf and is located in the district of Himmelgeist. The diocese of the same name belongs to the diocese of Rheinbogen, Düsseldorf.
The listed saint's house in the street on the Heiligenhäuschen is considered the oldest still preserved building in Düsseldorf-Oberkassel. For the first time, the saint's house was mentioned on a map from 1772.
Blitzkrieg is a bronze sculpture by German sculptor Hubert Netzer (1865-1939). It represents the ancient Germanic thunderstorm god Donar, who threw lightning at the earth with his right hand. It's in Düsseldorf.
70. St. Dionysius
The Catholic Diocese Church of San Dionysius is located in Düsseldorf-Wollmerthwaite. It was built between 1854 and 1855, designed by architect Vincenz Statz and designed by Friedrich Weise in 1865/66.
71. St. Antonius
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