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Why fly to Dusseldorf?
From the quaint old town to the shiny new Media Harbour district, Dusseldorf is a city that has held on to its age-old charm and carried it forward on a train blazing right into the future.
Walk through the old district in North Rhine's capital and be connected with old Germany and its ancient structures. Flip the switch and head into fairyland in the harbor district where Frank Gehry has designed a block of futuristic magical proportions.
Numerous galleries and museums are peppered throughout Dusseldorf including a great collection at the Film Museum as well as the Museum Kunst Palast.
The city has a lot to offer in the way of theater and music included renowned opera and ballet to puppet and marionette theaters. Dusseldorf has a big political punk electronic scene and has produced some huge acts popular all over Europe. For a taste of the real stuff head to Kurze Strasse and feel the Dusseldorf electro pulse. There are also a number of jazz joints that make for a lovely relaxing evening after a day of tourist adventures.
The city has numerous dining choices befitting an international city from traditional German fare to excellent sushi. However when in Dusseldorf try some local fare like mussels laced in an onion-infused sauce or Halve Hahn which is caraway-speckled cheese on rye.
Dusseldorf is all that Germany has to offer with a bit more of a Western edge. You will feel at home, while still being amazed by this lovely old city.
Dusseldorf has a moderate climate with winter temperatures usually staying above the 0 mark. Summers are pleasant with temperatures from June to August in the high teens to low 20s. The city experiences light rain throughout the year. Winters change that rain to light snow.
When to fly to Dusseldorf
Dusseldorf sees a large amount of its visitors in the summer months, which means flight tickets prices are high from June through to August.
The early part of the new year is not a particularly popular time to travel to the city and this means you could snag some great deals on flight tickets. January through to April is a good time to book and a booking in November could also garner you some savings.
Getting into Dusseldorf
Your gateway into Dusseldorf is the Dusseldorf Airport located close to 15 minutes outside of the city center. From the airport you have several options on getting to where you want to go. If you're heading into the city center use the S-Bahn which has a station located under the terminal. There is also bus service to the nearby exhibition hall and for large exhibitions there is a shuttle service available. The skytrain service will take you from the airport to the large rail station which is intended for longer distance travel. Additionally, you can utilize the airport taxi service.
Getting around Dusseldorf
Moving around Dusseldorf is very easy as it has a great urban rail system that will get you around the city as well as to outlying areas. The public bus service is also a good option for getting around within the city. Additionally, taking a trip to a nearby city is made very easy as the county's main rail service has hundreds of trains on various routes running through the Dusseldorf station. Taxi service is also an option.
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