Dusseldorf Shopping and Districts
(Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
The elegant city of Dusseldorf won't let you down when its comes to shopping. The streets of central Dusseldorf are lined with plenty of shops to suit the most hardened of shoppers, including plenty of leading fashion boutiques.
Since the 18th century, Dusseldorf has been known as a true trendsetter and is amongst Germany's most important cities in terms of fashion. Shopping in the city is never dull and with so many designer outlets on offer, be prepared to max out your credit card.
Where to Shop
For high-street fashion at its very best, be sure to visit Dusseldorf's rather exclusive and stylish Königsallee Boulevard, where luxury fashion boutiques are ten a penny, standing alongside many charming shopping arcades, leading flagship outlets and clothing stores. Locals in Dusseldorf often refer to the Königsallee Boulevard as simply the 'Ko'.
Another great place for shopping aficionados is the city's famous old quarter of Schadowstrasse, close to Königsallee, where many unusual shops and gift ideas await. The Schadowstrasse area of Dusseldorf is amongst the busiest shopping streets in the whole of the country and is brimming with leading department stores and smaller, more intimate local shops.
If you like to shop at a rather leisurely pace and refuel along the way, then the Old Quarter area of Dusseldorf is for you. The shopping opportunities here are packed together with cafes, pubs and bars. Full of winding back streets and brimming with local merchandise, ranging from fashion-related goods and jewellery, to art works and books, the colourful Old Quarter is also full of character and genuine bargains. The Old Quarter area of Dusseldorf is also a great place to come for gift ideas and souvenirs of your trip, while further shopping is available around the Flingern, Karlstadt, Oberkassel and Pempelfort areas.