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DÜSSELDORF


Düsseldorf is the capital of one of the German states, named North Rhine – Westphalia. It is situated on the river Rhine. In the 7th and 8th century few Germanic tribes settled in the area where the small river Düssel flows into the Rhine, and from this first settlement Düsseldorf was developed.
Besides its cultural life (opera, museums, theatres, etc.) Düsseldorf is famous for the carnival, which is one of the biggest cultural event in Düsseldorf. The carnival starts every year on 11 November and ends on Ash Wedenesday. The main parade through the streets of Düsseldorf is being held on Rose Monday.

Dusseldorf is a city in germany, the town lies on the river rhine, is the center of the german fashion industry, advertising agencies and multinational corporations, vodafone and e-plus the largest mobile operators have their headquarters, celebrites companies freom dusseldorf are l'oreal, henkel, metro, tv tower rheinturm is the famous building 240,5 meaters tall and it is the largest telecommunication tower, there are very famous buildings constructed by the architect frank gehry, heinrich heine universitat is celebrity academy wich was established in1965, regional parliament building is famous and interesting to its unique shape, public promenade konigsalle, schadow arkaden is the shopping mall, dusseldorf carnival is the biggest cultural events known as the fifth season wich starts every year on eleven of november in the morning in eleven hours and eleven minutes with a huge parade through the streets, very famous dark beer the altiber ( old beer ), apollo the famous circus, many theatars, aquazoo-lobbecke museum is a aquarium and zoological museum, museum of european garden design, hetjens museum the museum of ceramics, stadt museum dusseldorf the city historical museum, the city has a eight bridges a cross the rhine, basilica of the st suitbertus, art gallery mostly with rubens works, symbol of the town is tower that was part of the castle destroyed by the fire, castle ben rath and kalkum, church of st. lambert, the oldest hall, square markplats with the monument to jan wellem.

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