|Chicken breasts at the market||$10.40|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$3.39|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$5.42|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.86|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$15.59|
|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$73.90|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.07|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$8.14|
Dusseldorf is a major city in Germany and is located in the west part of the country. There are many things to do and to visit in the city. If you choose to travel to Dusseldorf, you will discover amazing architecture and art, beside many activities, good food, and fine shopping. By booking cheap flights to Dusseldorf you will find yourself in the middle of a thriving city. The heart of the city is the Old Town, from where all tours must start. Inside this old area you can enjoy shopping on the Königsallee Strasse, drink a German beer, feel the spiritual life in some old churches or walk in the Burgplatz, next to the old palace tower.
After the World War II, the former industrial port was transformed into a new urban area, where famous architects, like Claude Vasconi and David Chipperfield created astonishing contemporary buildings. There is a beautiful contrast between wrought-iron railings, quay walls, historic warehouses and the three twisted houses build under the supervision of Frank O. Gehry. The area is full of bars, restaurants, design and fashion companies, alongside media companies.
Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to Dusseldorf so you can discover easy this city located on the Rhine banks. There is a long promenade from the Old City to the Media Harbour. During every weekend, this pedestrian area is full of strollers, bikers, and walkers. It comes as no surprise to see people acting like comedians at every corner. This is very popular in Germany and many students are playing different characters right on the street.
The Königsallee is the perfect place for big shopping. Here you can find famous brands, including Louis Vuitton, Tiffany’s, Gucci and Prada. Next to these shops, there are many more that offers affordable clothing and shoes every season. Even if you are not shopping, you can still visit the parallel boulevard, which is an attraction for couples, especially during the summer nights.
Flights to Dusseldorf are the best solution to visit the Art Academy, which saw the graduation of Gerhard Richter, Jörg Immendorff and Joseph Beuys. Being a city full of art, you can visit the Museum Kunstpalast, Kunsthalle, K20 gallery and many other museums, where are exposed painting and sculptures from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque and modern period.
If you have only one day to explore the city, it will be easy to stay almost all the time in the old section of it. It will be easy to move from a place to another by walking or take a bus. You should start the tour in the main square, called Burgplatz, which is next to the river. Here was the original site of a palace destroyed in the fire that took place in 1872. All the remaining objects of the palace are now exposed in a special section of the Navigation Museum. From here, you can see the largest church in town, St. Lambertus Basilica, built at the beginning of the 13th century with its famous twisted spire. In the area there are several other churches, including St. Andrew’s Church and the Neander Church, whit its famous pipe organ. You must not leave the city without a trip to the Market Square that has the statue of Elector Jan Wellem right in the middle.
The streets are full of small businesses that are selling souvenirs with the major cultural objectives in the city. The postcards are still popular so it would be a nice gift to send to all your friends a card with a Dusseldorf landmark. If you feel hungry you can enter in a small restaurant with German food. Here you will find the famous beer alongside the wurst or a stake. At the end you can choose a pie or a cake. In the Old City there are several places that serve Asian food, fast food or Turkish food, like the doner kebab.