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Rhine tower – Tallest building in Dusseldorf (part 2)

In case you didn’t hear about Rhine tower, don’t worry. This is the attraction that it is impossible not to notice.

It has 168 floors and to its peak you arrive at breakneck speed, in 50 seconds. For those who are not huge fans of such fast elevators, here’s a tip. Close your eyes and ears, there is a pressure.

And as if this was not enough to make a tower unique, architect Horst Baumann made a light sculpture Lichtzeitpegel – “Light time level” which is actually the world’s largest digital clock that displays at night world time.

On special days, holidays, at night you have a magnificent, colorful light show.

So, not by any chance, do not miss the Rhine tower when touring Dusseldorf.

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Rhine tower – Tallest building in Dusseldorf

Rhine tower is a must see.
In every possible sense.
You can not miss it at all.

When you arrive in Dusseldorf, usually you are prepared with tourist information and your own Internet research, so you basically know that among first, if not the first, you’ll visit Rhine tower and take a photo of it.

The central figure of the city Rheinturm – “Rhine tower” is a 240.5 meters high concrete telecommunications tower in Dusseldorf, finished in 1981 and designed by an architect Harald Deilmann. Tower has observation deck and restaurant at 172.5 meters, Günnewig Restaurant Top 180 – that rotates on its axis once an hour. From the restaurant you have a perfect view of the whole panorama of the city as the palm of your hand.

Indeed amazing spot which inspires you everyday, at least to take one selfie 😉

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Burgplatz – paradise for gathering and socializing

One of the liveliest parts of the Altstadt.

Burgplatz or in English “Castle Square” is beautiful, wide, open and always alive place in Dusseldorf.

In addition to being the link between Altstadt and Rheinuferpromenade (Old Town and Rhine promenade), Burgplatz is also a gathering place for tourists, as well as citizens of Dusseldorf.This square has great view on Rhine, lots of restaurants, brewery and of course central part – Schlossturm.

Schlossturm or “Castle Tower” now hosts Maritime Museum and offers interested tourists wonderful attraction to visit.

But, besides all of this, especially in the summer, or at least during warmer days, stairs that lead to Rhine promenade are full with people – young, old, happy, quiet, alone or in a larger society, couples …

Everyone is there. They usually sit and drink beer, wine, Killepitsch, Jagermeister, smoke or eat takeaway pizza.

And, usually, there are always some talented people eager for audience, performing – singing, playing, or dancing.

It’s a beautiful feeling to belong to the positive crowd.

Everyone is welcome !!!