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In August events coming to Düsseldorf include the popular Dog Event for pet lovers and the Gourmet Festival perfect for expats with a discerning palate.

An incredible 50 original language films (OmU) await cinema goers in the Filmkunstkinos this week. Audiences can enjoy English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Danish, Farsi and Arabic. Cinestar tooe have several originals in English. Next door in Neuss the English Movie Weeks offer originals too. Perfect for those with time to spare in the afternoon.

Amazing Dusseldorf is the expat guide of choice for Düsseldorf featuring hundreds of specially selected articles about life in the state capital of NRW, a stunning, friendly and welcoming city.


Düsseldorfer Filmkunstkinos

English language movies that are more off stream than mainstream are on offer in the cinemas run by Düsseldorfer Filmkunstkinos. Films are shown in OV or OmU in any one of their five cosy and intimate theatres.

Bistros in Düsseldorf

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Dusseldorf has some fine, unique bistros to grab a tasty latte, cappuccino or a decent light meal with a refreshing wine or beer. Take time out to relax, recover from the buzzing street life, watch passers by and interact.


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Expat Experts in Düsseldorf

In a new country, not only the language differs but also thought processes. Complications and frictions can be reduced by working with specialists that have worked with expats. A possible added advantage is if they have themselves lived abroad and thus experienced being in a similar situation.


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The quick and highly trained response teams that react to an emergency in Düsseldorf belonf to five organisations. They are the city's Feuerwehr, the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund, the Deutsches Rotes Kreuz, the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe and the Malteser Hilfsdienst. Their number is 112.


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Looking at the skyline from one of the bridges that cross the Rhine, Dusseldorf may at first seem rather modest. However fine sights abound with street art, Germany's first skyscraper, the stunning theatre house, the Königsallee hive of luxury and "the longest bar in the world".

State Sights

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Great 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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