Dates : 22nd November – 30th December 2018
Opening times: daily from 11.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. (Sundays to Thursdays) and to 9.00 p.m. (Fridays and Saturdays). 24 December from 10.00 a.m. to 02.00 p.m.
Closed Totensonntag, 25th .November 2018 and Christmas Day 25th December 2018
The enchanting Christmas market is among the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany, Düsseldorf gives visitors a truly wonderful, warm festive welcome….
There are seven locations of Christmas magic staged within the city. Seasonally decorated chalets transform the City, for five weeks, into a winter wonderland for the whole family.
Christmas Market on Marktplatz – Düsseldorf city hall provides a magical backdrop for the handicrafts market on Marktplatz.
“Engelchenmarkt” (Angel Market) on Heinrich-Heine-Platz – The square is a bright sea of lights. This is reflected in the number of golden angels that bathe the Christmas market in a “heavenly” glow.
Christmas Market on Flinger Straße – in the heart of the Altstadt (Old Town), provides a Christmassy link between the Marktplatz and Heinrich-Heine-Platz
“Sternchenmarkt” at Stadtbrückchen – In the inner courtyard of Wilhelm- Marx-Haus, the “Sternchenmarkt” (Little Star Market) is radiant, thanks to the highly impressive lighting design.
Christmas Market on Schadowplatz – The Schadowplatz this year is set to delight visitors with a fully restyled market. A village in wintry white will spread festive cheer with all the flair reminiscent of Scandinavia.
Christmas Market at “Jan-Wellem-Platz/Joachim-Erwin-Platz” – The Christmas market by the Kö-Bogen is admired for its picturesque view of the Hofgarten, Düsseldorf’s most central city park
Christmas Market on the Schadowstraße – On and around Schadowstraße, the visitors will be offered craftworks, snacks and seasonal beverages. Children will be able to enjoy the merry-go-round.
Christmas Markets – Weihnachtsmarkt – Marche de Noël – Mercatino di Natale – Mercados de Navidad
German Christmas Markets or Weihnachtsmarkt,have now become popular and are a welcome and familiar sight in many of the cities, towns and villages throughout Europe during the season of Advent.
Whether visiting a local Christmas Market or taking a Christmas Market Tour, the wonderful festive atmosphere will be sure to lift your spirits and bring the Christmas cheer a little closer.
Wrap up warm and wander along the rows of pretty wooden chalets taking in the rich, warming aromas associated with Christmas such as hot roast chestnuts, grilled bratwurst sausages, crepes or pancakes, hot doughnuts, gingerbreads and Gluhwein or Mulled wines or ciders. You can sample the marzipan figures, chocolate covered fruits or one of the many festive delicacies on offer from around the world. There are all kinds of Christmas gifts and decorations, especially traditional things such as tree decorations, wood carvings, crib figures, traditional toys, candles, hand-knitted jumpers, lambskin slippers and glassware, you will be able to find that special little something that will be a unique gift for someone to treasure. Children will be excited to meet with Santa Claus and maybe, just maybe!! there will be a little present for them too!
Düsseldorf on the Rhine is liveable and lovable! The state capital of Germany’s most densely populated federal state, North Rhine-Westphalia, dazzles with its outstanding infrastructure and modern architecture, cultivates its traditions, and creates a cosmopolitan buzz with its cultural programme. For years Düsseldorf has been one of the world’s leading cities when it comes to ranking quality of life (6th place, Mercer 2012), a fact confirmed by over 590,000 inhabitants. The Rhine metropolis is in greater demand than ever before with tourists as well: Around four million bed nights and many millions of day visitors are the impressive proof that Düsseldorf is one of the German cities that must be seen…
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