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Christmas market in Düsseldorf

Christmas market in Düsseldorf

Around the beautifully illuminated Königsallee you will discover a host of enchanting Christmas markets such as the Engelchen market, an art nouveau delight, on Heinrich-Heine-Platz. Old-fashioned stalls are set out at the historical town hall and the equestrian statue of Jan Wellems, whilst the Sternchen market on Stadtbrückchen offers a spectacular festive experience. The more than 230 Christmas stalls and the 450 m² ice rink in the city provide a truly marvelous experience.


Christmas market - opening times:

22 Nov - 30 Dec 2018

Sun - Thu 11am - 8pm

Fri - Sat 11am - 9pm

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Događaji

The fact that Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia's region capital, has an art museum of international renown today is thanks to the former Elector Palatine Johann Wilhelm II, who began to build an art gallery here in 1710. A generous patron, he was able to bring numerous artists to the court and transformed the city into a European centre for art. Although the Kunstpalast Museum itself was only founded in 1913, it would not be what it is today had the Elector not been such a passionate collector of art.

The museum underwent two major renovations to reach its current form – from 1925 to 1926 to plans by architect Wilhelm Kreis and in 1999/2000 to plans by Oswald Mathias Ungers. The building now provides an exceptional setting for its painting collection, which focuses on Old Masters, paintings of the 19th century and the modern age and paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present day. These works are complemented by arts and crafts, design, graphic art and a renowned glass collection. Among the collection's masterpieces are 'The Ill-matched Pair' by Lucas Cranach the Elder, 'Landscape with Tobias and the Angel' by Jan van Scorel, 'Flight into Egypt' and the famous 'Cross on the Mountain' by Caspar David Friedrich. The section on Modernism features important works from the early 20th century by Paula Modersohn-Becker, Wassily Kandinsky, Walter Ophey, Franz Marc, August Macke, Otto Dix, Emil Nolde and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

Sljedeći termini:

19.05.2019 - 01.09.2019

30.06.2019 - 04.08.2019

Mjesto održavanja manifestacije

Museum Kunstpalast
Ehrenhof 4
40479 Dusseldorf

Ne odgovaramo za cijene, termine i radno vrijeme.

The Biggest Funfair on the Rhine is organised by Düsseldorf's St. Sebastian shooting club, which dates back almost 700 years and currently numbers more than 1,500 members. It's held in celebration of the club's patron St. Apollinaris, whose feast day is on 23 July. The highlight is the historical parade, one of the biggest and most spectacular in Germany, with over 3,000 uniformed marksmen, marching bands and horse-drawn carriages.

St. Apollinaris was declared Düsseldorf's patron saint when the city acquired some of the martyr's relics in around 1300. A beautiful shrine, now in St. Lambert's Church in the old town, was built in his honour. Eventually the annual commemorations evolved into a fair at which it was customary for the club St. Sebastianus Schützenverein 1316 e.V. to shoot dummy birds. Whoever shot down the bird was named shooting king for that year – a tradition that still continues today. Apart from this, the fair has changed dramatically. Nowadays the 165,000 square metre fairground on the bank of the Rhine boasts masses of rides from Germany and abroad, which are all geared up to thrill more than four million visitors from all over the world. Everyone looks forward to the historical parade – and the sensational fireworks above the city. Those in the know will tell you that the best place to view the fireworks is from the middle of the Rhine on board the MS Riverstar, an elegant vessel whose wood and brass fittings hark back to the glory days of travel. Sadly the boat can only accommodate around 170 passengers – so early booking is advised.

Sljedeći termini:

12.07.2019 - 21.07.2019

Mjesto održavanja manifestacije

Festwiese in Düsseldorf-Oberkassel
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring 30
40545 Dusseldorf

Ne odgovaramo za cijene, termine i radno vrijeme.

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