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Tips for shopping in Düsseldorf

Exclusive designer shops, local boutiques and unique vintage shops: there are more than enough shops in Düsseldorf. Located just across the border, this German city is the ideal city for a day of shopping. We reveal the best shopping streets and department stores in Düsseldorf.
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Königsallee Düsseldorf - chic shopping

On the Königsallee, commonly known simply as the Kö, you will find the city's most luxurious and exclusive shops. The famous shopping street is almost a kilometre long and 75 metres wide, making it Düsseldorf's largest boulevard. Along a beautiful canal with old trees, you can admire the most stunning designer window displays, such as Chanel, Gucci and Dior.

At the northern end of Königsallee, you will find one of Düsseldorf's largest indoor shopping centres, Kö-Bogen. The shopping mall is a state-of-the-art building designed by German architect Daniel Libeskind. North of Kö-Bogen lies the Hofgarten city park, a green setting where you can relax after a day of shopping.

Schadowstrasse - major retailers

Another popular shopping street in Düsseldorf is Schadowstrasse, located in the Stadtmitte and Pempelfort districts. Schadowstrasse offers a wide range of affordable large retailers, clothing boutiques and many shoe shops.

It is also home to the Karstadt Düsseldorf and Galeria Kaufhof department stores. Tired of shopping? Then unwind with a coffee at one of the many bars and restaurants.

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Flingern - vintage and design

Want to shop at the hippest fashion shops? Then the trendy Flingern district is the place to be. Here you will find pop-up stores, small boutiques with special items and cool vintage shops. Many artists and creative people live in this district, located in the east of Düsseldorf city centre.

The most famous street is Ackerstrasse, but also visit Lindenstrasse and Birkenstrasse. Go treasure-hunting at second-hand shop Lieblingsstücke, find a unique interior item at concept store 69m2 or eat a home-baked cake at Café Hüftgold. When you shop in the Flingern district, you are sure to go home with a unique item.

Unterbilk - boutiques and concept stores

Do you want something other than the well-known brands? Then visit the lively and hip student district Unterbilk, where you can enjoy shopping. Here there are also small boutiques, pop-up stores, vintage shops and lots of lively bars and restaurants abound.

Unterbilk is located in the south of Düsseldorf, near the Mediahafen. Stroll through charming and colourful streets and explore Lorettostrasse, Unterbilk's nicest shopping street. For example, take a look at the collections by young designers at Ela Selected or the hip shop Null:zwo:elf.

Shopping in Düsseldorf on a Sunday

If you want to go shopping on a Sunday, Düsseldorf is not the place to go, as the shops in this German city are closed on Sundays. This also applies to the busy period just before Christmas. However, you can then visit the Christmas market in Düsseldorf, as these will be open 7 days a week starting at the end of November.

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Opening hours of shops in Düsseldorf

Most shops in Düsseldorf are open Monday to Saturday from 09.00 hrs to 18.30 hrs. In the city centre, most shops are open until 20.00. Düsseldorf's shopping evening is on Thursdays, when shops are open until 21.00. For the current opening hours, check Tourism Düsseldorf.

Be sure not to miss a single shop with our Düsseldorf shopping tour

Do you want to be well prepared so that visit every single shopping street? Then download our shopping tour of Düsseldorf. You start and end at Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof, and the walk is about 7 km long.
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Day of shopping in Düsseldorf by train

Travel to Düsseldorf comfortably and quickly by train and arrive in the heart of the city well-rested. This will leave you with extra energy while shopping! Another advantage: there is weight limit for your luggage. Just make sure you can carry all your bags yourself. In 2h12m ICE International will bring you form Amsterdam Centraal station to Düsseldorf's best shopping streets. The sooner you book, the cheaper the train tickets.

Shopping in Düsseldorf

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