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Dusseldorf

Dusseldorf - description of the city:

Dusseldorf is the center of the Rhine-Ruhr region which is home to more than 11 million people. It is the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia. The city is a financial and international business center. It is also renowned for the trade fairs and for its fashion. Dusseldorf is located in the Blue Banana and is the home of 5 fortune 500 companies as well as several DAZ companies. About a fifth of the world’s premiere trade shows are organized by Messe Dusseldorf.

If you’re anticipating visiting Dusseldorf, then try to time your visit around some of the many trade shows that are hosted in the city. 

Jan Wellem, the art loving elector and his wife Anna Maria of Tuscany, were some of the first patrons for several of the significant cultural activities that took place during the 17th and the 18th centuries. Some of the most prominent artists that are related to the city of Dusseldorf includes Heinrich Heine, Felix Mendelssohn, and Clara and Robert Schumann. 

The city is well-known for the artistic achievements of the people who grew up there. Many German cities were the places of birth of important cultural and artistic people. Germany has a rich cultural and artistic history. 

The city of Dusseldorf is extremely well-known for its great beer called Altbier. This is an old style hoppy beer that is made using top fermenting yeast that is warm, similar to British pale ales. The Alt yeast started to adjust to lower temps and the brewers would then store the beer after it has been fermented. This lead to a beer that is cleaner and crisper. 

If you’ve never had beer from Dusseldorf, then you’re really missing out. Some people have said that there’s no finer beer in the world. German beer is well-known for being the best in the world, but beer from Dusseldorf has its own special magic. 

Komodchen has long been a prominent political cabaret in Germany. The most famous contribution to popular music from Dusseldorf is the band Kraftwerk. The band is known throughout the world as being one of the most significant bands in the start of electronic music. The city of Dusseldorf has a great night life that visitors to the city often enjoy. Many tourists visit the Bolkerstrabe area while the locals tend to enjoy the bars located on Kurze Strabe and Ratinger Strabe. In 2011, the Eurovision Song Contest was hosted in the city. 

Kraftwerk is an internationally-famous band, and you can listen to and purchase some of their music on iTunes. German techno music is world-renowned, and Dusseldorf is a great city to experience the house, dubstep, and techno music that Germany has to offer. There are several nightclubs, bars, and raves that will give you a real sense of what German music is like. You might hear international music at some of these clubs, so try to go to clubs and parties where local music is playing or local bands are playing.

Country Germany
International title Dusseldorf
Population 573,057 people
Timezone Europe/Berlin
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Geographic coordinates Latitude: 51.22172 x Longitude: 6.77616

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