Düsseldorf was again voted 6th place with regards to the worldwide quality of life ranking. And for good reason! Its flair is world-famous, its narrow streets are vibrant and the multifaceted cultural scene produces spectacular events and exhibitions. The state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia holds many highlights for all tastes and interests in store and welcomes every guest by providing the necessary information as well as a great barrier-free offer.
Explore Düsseldorf without any obstacles, in sign or plain language or in a very descriptive way – the guides in Düsseldorf are specially trained and make you familiar with the city without barriers. Visit the world-famous Altstadt (Old Town) with its rich history and its 260 bars and restaurants, the legendary Königsallee – one of Europe’s most luxurious shopping boulevards – or the spectacular MedienHafen (MediaHarbour) during your individual guided barrier-free tour.
The “Düsseldorf without barriers” brochure and the website www.duesseldorf-barrierefrei.de contain verified and relevant information about arrival and parking, accommodation and dining, tourist information offices and activities, sights and sightseeing as well as contact details for daily services. All the information shall help you before your trip and while you’re in Düsseldorf to make your visit into a carefree, unique experience.
Tactile city maps on Rathausplatz and Königsallee are a special service for blind people and those with visual impairments. You can explore the city by touch, using these miniature bronze models of the historical Altstadt (Old Town) and the luxury shopping boulevard. Discover these districts with your hands and find out about the attractive boutiques on the Königsallee, where the Radschläger monument is situated and many more.
Access to the Tourist Information Offices at the main railway station and in the Altstadt (Old Town) is barrier free, and the offices feature a low-height counter area. The employees have been specially trained to meet the target group’s needs, and can help you with booking a room in one of the 14 inspected hotels, registering for the four barrier-free guided tours, and many other services.