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Seven centuries old it may be, but Düsseldorf is a thoroughly modern – and thoroughly happening – German city. With a skyline defined by some of Europe’s most dazzling contemporary architecture, plus some excellent clubs and a booming arts scene, this Westphalian city has fast turned into one of Germany’s liveliest metropolises. And what gives it its unique character? That winning combination of ancient and modern, classic and cutting-edge no doubt helps... along, of course, with the smooth, malty Altbier, the local brew that’s considered one of the world’s finest.
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