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The huge Ferris Wheel dominates the heart of the Altstadt (old town) later in the month. Amazing views near and far can be enthused over from high above rooftops and the river.

Those who adore stage performances should head over to nearby Neuss to experience the incredible International Dance Weeks now in their 33rd year. And especially popular with local expats, the movie listings are evailable on Amazing Dusseldorf every week.

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Ferris Wheel

The "Wheel of Vision" is an impressive structure placed on the Burgplatz next to both the Rhine promenade and the old town (Altstadt). Its forty two capsules offer spectacular views across the river, the town and, during the dark evening hours until they are removed, the Christmas markets and decorations.

International Dance Weeks


© Alonzo King Lines Ballet, photo RJ Muna

Outstanding dance performances in front of highly enthusiastic audiences provide the recipe for a unique stage experience in the Roman town of Neuss. International companies from places in the US, the Netherlands, France, Spain and Israel reveal their beautiful abilities.


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Health & Wellbeing

An English word, wellness, has been introduced to the German language and is used to define pampering oneself. Many Germans love to take care of themselves with pastimes that can include spas, health centers, jogging and basically anything involving movement or not.

International School of Düsseldorf


The International School of Düsseldorf, ISD, offers international families an environment of understanding and first class education. Their caring, well-qualified staff members are quick to integrate children from across the globe to this rather special place of learning.


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Parks, Gardens & Woodlands

The city became known as the garden city in the 18th century when Johann Wilhelm II, Elector of Palatinate, chose Düsseldorf as his royal capital. Today, residents can enjoy several beautiful parks, gardens and green spaces, especially when the crocusses bloom in spring.

Rivers in Düsseldorf

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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.


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