More about Dusseldorf
Why go to Dusseldorf?
Stunning architecture, a historic Old Town and beautiful outdoor spaces are highlights in Dusseldorf
There's a lot to see in this charming city -- be sure not to lose track of time
Dusseldorf has become an increasingly popular European destination, and for good reason
Dusseldorf Cruise Port Facilities?
Riverboats stop near a pretty park, adjacent to an outdoor cinema. You'll be about a 30-minute walk (or a 12 euros taxi ride) from Dusseldorf's Altstadt (Old Town).
Good to Know?
The effects of those potent local beers -- don't lose track of time or your riverboat.
By Taxi: Taxi service is available, and it's about a 35-minute ride to the city's Konigsallee shopping street.
On Foot: If you plan to walk to Konigsallee, it'll take you about 35 minutes from the riverfront, while reaching the trendy modern MedienHafen harbor district takes about 40 minutes.
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
The official currency is the euro (for the latest exchange rate, visit www.oanda.com or www.xe.com). Many banks in Dusseldorf offer ATMs, including Deutsche Bank, Postbank and Commerzbank. The main banking district is around Schadowstrasse, a few streets inland from the riverfront.
Younger Dusseldorfers study English at school, so it's widely spoken. But that's no excuse for not learning a few key German phrases, and the locals will love you for it.