Comprehensive city and regional guides for expats

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It’s so easy to forget certain things while leading busy expat lives. View a few great places to go out in the Rhine Ruhr region of Germany to help make life easier and assist foreign professionals settle into and to live in their new location.

Amazing Capitals reveal inspiring and valuable location based support full of relevant knowledge and information with articles written in English. Expats can find necessary formalities, must do’s, things to enjoy, large events and ways to contact other people in similar situations.

The location can be selected above. Neuss and Ruhr, Rhine Ruhr and Dusseldorf are on this site. Beijing, Cracow and Prague are still available in original formats. Enjoy and stay in touch.


Shopping in Rhine Ruhr

One vast difference between Europe's third large urban centre compared to London and Paris and becomes apparent when shopping. As a polycentric metropolis, the Rhine Ruhr region possesses many large towns and cities that serve as a shopper's paradise in their own right.

Summer Excursion

© RuhrtalRadweg

Spend wonderful summer days visiting the unique region of the Ruhr, Europe's most underestimated metropolitan region full of surprises. Attractions include funfairs, festivals, exhibitions, shopping in many cities and malls, LegoLand® Discovery Centre, Movie Park and Sea Life.


Düsseldorf Festival


Artists on stage at Düsseldorf Festival in  Düsseldorf on Amazing Düsseldorf
© Benoit Fontaine

The düsseldorf festival! is a magnificent and vibrant collection of performing arts, most of which takes place in a huge yet surprisingly intimate marquee. An inspiring selection of national and international artists manage to create spectacular and sophisticated entertainment that touches the soul of audiences.


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In our three orthodontic practices we promote a minimally invasive orthodontic approach and aim to prevent the extraction of remaining teeth. Register yourself and your child at any early stage for a consultation (starting age 6 years old).

Style Coach

© Alexander Basta

Thekla Tillmann likes to bring out a person’s best. To achieve this goal, she offers a variety of services including event dressing, personal wardrobe checks and store checks. Together with her cooperating partners she advises in all aspects to create that individual perfect look.


Tali Lichtenfeld

© Tali Lichtenfeld

With a background in HR, organizational behavior and psychology as well as an expat herself, Tali Lichtenfeld specialises in coaching expatriates. Especially those going through a move to a foreign country feeling lost and others whose life, career and relationships are all changing.


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The major rivers in the Ruhr Metropolis, the Emscher, Lippe, Rhine and Ruhr, offer open spaces for recreation and quality of life. Some three hundred waterworks along the banks of the Ruhr purify and prepare its water while continuous and diligent analysis guarantees high water quality.

Mayor's Greeting

© Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf

The attractiveness of Düsseldorf as a place to both live and work is the number one motivation for highly qualified professionals from Germany and abroad to move here. Our goal is for you and your family’s experiences in Düsseldorf to exceed your expectations.


State Sights

© Oliver Franke / Tourismus NRW e.V.

Numerous very important historical events have shaped NRW and many monuments preserve their memory. Besides the cathedral in Cologne, the Hermann Monument and the burial site of Charlemagne in Aachen, many castles, cathedrals and smaller monuments can be found across the state.


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