Dusseldorf is a German city of 10 million people located in the western part of the country.
Lots of visitors visit the Old Town during the day and the night. This rebuilt historical section of the city features endless shopping during the day and possibly the largest bar and pub strip anywhere at night; over 250 bars on one kilometre of road.
The St. Lambertus Basilika and the Neander-church are architectural landmarks in the city. Dusseldorf is also spotted with monuments and sculptures all over the city, including the Cast Boy and the City Monument.
Dusseldorf is declared an environmental zone, so in order to drive to Dusseldorf in a car the car must have a special pollution category sticker. Cars aren’t really needed in the city, since it is relatively small in area and almost all popular destinations are within walking distance of each other.
Dusseldorf International Airport (airport code DUS) is the third busiest airport in Germany. Munich Airport and Frankfurt Airport were the only airports with more traffic in 2009. In that year, more than 17.5 million passengers flew through Dusseldorf.
Seventy-three airlines fly out of Dusseldorf to approximately 200 non-stop destinations. 750 flights leave each day, 300 of which are Lufthansa flights to 53 cities. Lufthansa uses Dusseldorf as one of their main hubs along with Air Berlin, who uses it as their main hub. Condor, Air Berlin, TUIfly and Lufthansa fly to the most destinations from Dusseldorf International.