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.

A weekly original movie update for Düsseldorf reveals English language films of many genres. Catch an early release in the Ruhr with the weekly update of movies in Ruhr cinemas too. Enjoy!

The fresh new design of Amazing Capitals launched in Valencia will be rolled out to Düsseldorf in May 2020.


Events in Düsseldorf

With excellent exhibitions in many art venues and museums and fascinating events almost every month, the kaleidoscope of things to do in Düsseldorf is surprising. Carnival, the Fun Fair, Christmas markets, Japanese and French festivals and the Altstadt all attract the crowds.

OV Movies and Films in Düsseldorf


Front doors of Cinema movie theatre
© Amazing Capitals / Greg

Original language movies in Düsseldorf June 4 to 10: English: The Gentlemen in Atelier, Jojo Rabbit in Cinema, Knives Out in Bambi with reduced patronage. CineStar and UCI Kinowelt remain closed. Remember to take a mask with you, only eat and drink at your seat and remain physically distanced from others.


Exhibitions in Düsseldorf


© Amazing Capitals / DeiaGreg (Maria Hassabi/K20)

Many of Düsseldorf's venues are able to use their international reputation to create stunning exhibitions of the finest and sometimes rarest works from across the globe. Most exhibits reveal a delight for both the eye and the intellect.


Happenings in Düsseldorf


© Expat-preneurs Düsseldorf

In Düsseldorf every now and then something special takes place. Such activities can vary from a concert, vernisage or celebrations to mark an opening, a spontaneous pop up or a small one off event. The community loves happenings such as Expat Entrepreneurs or Educating Rita from the English Theatre Düsseldorf.


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Essentials and the new eBook

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.

Art By Adelaide

© Art by Adelaide

Life on a perpetual rollercoaster of hormonal influence can be challenging for many women. Adelaide has created a beautiful, unique and simple piece of art that can help the female half of my audience directly and possibly affect the male half positively. A great gift to yourself, your loved one or a special friend, wherever they live.


International School of Düsseldorf


ISD inspires their students to be confident, creative and critical thinkers. They work together to challenge and support all their students to be successful and responsible in an evolving world. The International School of Düsseldorf is an international community of learners.


International School Ruhr

several students in the park
© Ralf Schultheiß

The International School Ruhr in Essen offers an exciting new environment for educating international children from countries across the globe. For many expat and German executives, the availability of a school geared towards international requirements is essential when choosing a base to live and to work.


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Düsseldorf is rather easy to navigate on a bicycle. Official paths for cycling can be recognised by their typical red colour and can be found throughout the city. One-way streets that show a sign with a bike and the word free (frei) may be used against the flow of traffic.

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.


Rivers in Düsseldorf

© Amazing Capitals / DeiaGreg

Two rivers flow through Düsseldorf. The Rhine is one of the longest rivers and one of the most important waterways in Europe. The Düssel is one of the shortest with its most visible stretch flowing down the Königsallee and around the Köbogen to the Hofgarten.


Amazing Capitals Valencia

© Rowan Green

Amazing Capitals Valencia is the latest in the portfolio of online location guide dedicated to the local expat community. A mosaic of aspects comes together on this English language eGuide published by a perpetual expat. Friendly Valencia boasts beautiful architecture, a vibrant atmosphere and a stunning beach.


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