Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #11 in Dusseldorf, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 5.9 km
Ascend 89 m
Descend 82 m

Experience Dusseldorf in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in DusseldorfIndividual Sights in Dusseldorf

Sight 1: St. Blasius

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The Catholic Church of St. Blasius in the Düsseldorf district of Hamm was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the Rhenish architect Josef Kleesattel on the foundations of a church from the 19th century.

Wikipedia: St. Blasius (Düsseldorf-Hamm) (DE)

1477 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 2: Colorium

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The Colorium is a 17-storey high-rise building on Speditionstraße in the Media Harbour of the city of Düsseldorf. It was designed by British architect William Allen Alsop for Ibing Immobilien GmbH. Completion took place in December 2001.

Wikipedia: Colorium (DE)

1201 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 3: Rhine Tower

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The Rheinturm is a 240.5-metre-high (789 ft) concrete telecommunications tower in Düsseldorf, capital of the federal state (Bundesland) of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Construction commenced in 1979 and finished in 1981. The Rheinturm carries aerials for directional radio, FM and TV transmitters. It stands 172.5 metres high and houses a revolving restaurant and an observation deck at a height of 168 metres. It is the tallest building in Düsseldorf.

Wikipedia: Rheinturm (EN)

436 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Caritas Altenzentrum St. Hubertusstift

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The Hubertus-Stift building complex, currently called Caritas Altenzentrum St. Hubertusstift, at Neusser Straße 25 and Hubertusstraße 3 in Düsseldorf-Unterbilk is a Catholic retirement home operated by Caritas.

Wikipedia: Hubertus-Stift (DE)

730 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: St. Martin

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The Catholic Martinskirche, also known as the Bilker Church, is located in Düsseldorf-Unterbilk and is the parish church of the parish of St. Martin, which belongs to the pastoral care area of Unter- and Oberbilk, Friedrichstadt and Eller-West. The building, which was blown up during the war, was stylistically related to the Suitbertus Church.

Wikipedia: Martinskirche (Düsseldorf-Unterbilk) (DE), Website

487 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Erinnerungsstelle an die Aktion Rheinland

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Aktion Rheinland was an operation carried out by the Anti-Nazi resistance group in Düsseldorf led by Karl August Wiedenhofen. The goal was to surrender the city of Düsseldorf to the advancing Americans without any fighting, thereby preventing further destruction. The action occurred on 17 April 1945, during the latter stages of the encirclement of the Ruhr Pocket.

Wikipedia: Aktion Rheinland (EN)

636 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 7: Ständehaus

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From 1880 to the 1930s, the Ständehaus was the parliament building of the Provincial Parliament of the Prussian Rhineland in Düsseldorf. From 1949 to 1988, it then served as a meeting venue for the North Rhine-Westphalian state parliament. Today, as the K21 exhibition building, it houses the Contemporary Art Department of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen.

Wikipedia: Ständehaus (Düsseldorf) (DE)

148 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Vater Rhein und seine Töchter

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The fountain sculpture "Father Rhine and his Daughters" in Düsseldorf-Unterbilk was created by the sculptors Karl Janssen and Josef Tüshaus and unveiled on 7 March 1897. The monument is an allegory of the Rhine and represents the Prussian Rhine Province. It is located in front of their Ständehaus on an exedra that juts out into a body of water, the Kaiserteich.

Wikipedia: Vater Rhein und seine Töchter (DE)

229 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Sandalenbinderin

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August Friedrich Johann Kraus was a German sculptor.

Wikipedia: August Kraus (EN), Website

567 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 10: Forum Freies Theater

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Forum Freies Theater is a theatre in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Wikipedia: Forum Freies Theater (EN), Website


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