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The Rider (Jan-Wellem-Reiterstandbild)

Marktplatz, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Old statue in the old town

Within the Altstadt in Markplatz. One of the oldest if not the oldest the city. Nice statue... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter W
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Striking statue

Set off in the center of the square, it dominates it from all angles. It's positioned beautifully... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Les L
St. Petersburg, Florida
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“old town” (9 reviews)
“statue” (12 reviews)
“rathaus” (4 reviews)
Marktplatz, 40213 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Within the Altstadt in Markplatz. One of the oldest if not the oldest the city. Nice statue imposing over the square

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set off in the center of the square, it dominates it from all angles. It's positioned beautifully in front of the Rathaus for great photo opps.

Thank Les L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The oldest statue in Dusseldorf. Nice to check it out, but nothing special at all. You can't miss it if you are walking in the old town.

Thank Amir A
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

It is a nice statue in the center of old town. There is seating next to the statue that is electronic and changes colors. You also have bars and shops next to it if you'd like to grab a bite to eat while viewing.

Thank Angel R
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nice statue at the Old Town of Dusseldorf with a lot of history. It's actually the oldest statue of the city.

Thank FloLyTeam
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This equestrian statue is the oldest in Dusseldorf and has a stately location by the Rathaus (city hall). The rider is Prince Jan Wellem, an important diplomat. This Baroque statue is worth checking out if you're in the Old Town.

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is a famous statue in Duesseldorf. It is a must to visit. The "Rosenmontag" parade is passing this statue as well.

Thank Rainer S
Reviewed 20 September 2015

in front of the rat house in the old city of duseldorf and its good to go and have a look there and dont miss Heinich Heine House

Thank Beeky84
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Why this statue is taken reviewed in isolation, when there is a review for the square that includes it, I do not know. But for a statue its nice, and there is a lot of history behind it, but beyond a look and taking a...More

Thank Clive B
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The statue of Jan Wellem along with the Rathaus make the core of the Atlstadt. The statue is really well kept. If you stroll the old town you will definitely come across it.

Thank TheGlacierist
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