The favourite city guide for expats, internationals & business travellers

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Welcome to Düsseldorf and Amazing Dusseldorf, the English language guide with all that’s needed to assist expats and internationals living or working in the city.

To assist expats, local authorities and businesses, the first eBook for Düsseldorf is now published, much of the content relevant to expats in Ruhr. If demand requires, a version for the Ruhr Metropolis could be released.. Enjoy over 50 pages of new articles, excerpts from the eGuide plus a few personal stories. Free to download and available to share, no sign up required.

Join the international Rhine Clean Up is coming to Düsseldorf and other cities along our iconic waterway in several countries on September 15! Join in at 10am at the Paradiesstrand or Theodor-Heuss-Brücke.

I am enormously pleased and proud to present the new Amazing Capitals format launched in Valencia, Spain. This magnificent city located on the Mediterranean shores is a great place for expats to relocate to. Innovative business incubators, water supplier and city administration are one reason. Then there is the sun, the light, the friendliness of locals, and, and, and… Thank you to my launch partners, Ayuntamiento de Valencia, Global Omnium, Oceanografic and La Marina.

View the fresh new design of Amazing Capitals Valencia, which will be rolled out to current locations later in the year.

Finally, the Düsseldorf weekly original movie update reveals new releases and ongoing films of many genres in English and other languages. Those reading from the Ruhr Metropolis will be pleased to know a weekly update of movies in many Ruhr cinemas is available there too. Enjoy!


British Flair

A family event in the style of a British country show, the British Flair near Düsseldorf offers quality goods such as country clothing, antiques and home or garden accessories. Services such as travel, language and education as well as international clubs are also represented. The Proms concert is a must.

OV Movies and Films in Düsseldorf


© Amazing Capitals / Greg

Original language movies in Düsseldorf 12-19.9: English: Book Club, Leave No Trace, The Nun, Alpha, Elena, The Children Act, Crazy Rich Asians, BlacKkKlansman, The Doctor From India, The Equalizer 2, Don´t Worry, He Won´t Get Far on Foot, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mission: Impossible, Ant-Man.


China Festival

© Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus

From morning till late, the annual China Festival in front of the town hall offers insights to the special relationship between Düsseldorf and Chongqing. With various cultural and culinary offerings as well as many performances on stage, the event offers fun for young and old.


Düsseldorf Festival


Artist flying through scene in stage performance
© Alexandre Galliez

The spectacular, sophisticated düsseldorf festival! truly touches the soul. A magnificent, vibrant collection of performing arts from an inspiring selection of national and international artists takes place every year. Many in a large yet surprisingly intimate marquee in the old town.


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Expat Service Desk

The Expat Service Desk offers initial information concerning living and working within the city of Düsseldorf and the county of Mettmann. This official organisation bundles information, networks and institutions. Gain comprehensive support from us on official procedures and aspects of everyday life.

Rhine Clean Up

© re.d.use

The first international Rhine Clean Up is being organised on September 15 2018 to coincide with World Clean Up Day. At the time of writing, involving Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France and The Netherlands. Enthusiastic people will come together in over 50 tlocations to remove much of the trash that infests this majestic waterway.


Essentials and the new eBook

© Amazing Capitals / DeiaGreg

When moving to a new home in Germany, a few regulations need to be followed. Germany has rules for everything and, as they say, if it isn't regulated then it's not permitted. A few insights and relevant information are packaged in the new eBook. Designed especially to assist the transition to a new home in Düsseldorf.


International School of Düsseldorf

Cartwheel sculpture of the ISD international school düsseldorf

Choosing a school for your child is a big undertaking and one of the most important factors in relocating. The ISD fully understands this and welcomes you and your child in a truly international community which supports positive and cooperative working relationships between students, teachers and parents.


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Society & Folk

Anyone who has experienced the hospitality offered by German society knows how peaceful the place is. This country and the folk here have changed much over recent years and people are much more laid back, friendly and humerous than first meets the eye.

Neuss Düsseldorfer Häfen

Harbour scene with barge docked in Düsseldorf
© Neuss Düsseldorfer Häfen

The company's intelligent world of logistics offers cleverly combined services at ports in Neuss and Düsseldorf, Krefeld and Cologne. Beyond ports and waterways, rail haulage enables Neuss Düsseldorfer Häfen to offer a trimodal combination of efficient and low impact forms of transportation of goods.


Mayor's Greeting

© Stadt Neuss Presseamt

As Mayor of Neuss, I am proud of the high service attitudes within our administrative departments. Expats choose to live here, take up employment with local and international corporations or locate their business to this ideal urban space. Enjoy discovering more about our friendly town.


Sleeping Over

© Amazing Capitals / Greg

Dusseldorf boasts wide range and a large selection of hotels. Five at the top of the range, some twenty four star hotels, business and three star establishments as well as small and cosy guesthouses. Caution is required during the city’s many international trade fairs when inquiries can reveal a full house.


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