Dusseldorf’s Tourism Office is a great first stop for any visitor to the city. Not only can travellers get all their questions about Dusseldorf answered, book hotel rooms on the spot, and buy city and travel cards, they can get all their souvenir shopping done in one go. The tourist office offers a comprehensive range of fridge magnets, bags, t-shirts, caps, gummy candy, picture postcards, keychains and the like.
Dusseldorf Tourism, Immermannstrasse 65B, Dusseldorf, Germany, +49 211 1720 2844
Dusseldorf is proud of its famous, delicious mustard, and visitors simply cannot afford to leave the city before sampling some. Nestled in the busy Altstadt, Löwensenf Senfladen entices visitors with its amazing varieties of mustard, including flavours such as honey mustard, red wine and plum mustard, beer mustard, coconut curry mustard, extra-strong mustard, stewed apple mustard and even Christmas mustard – all as delicious as they sound. Attached to the shop is a little museum which, for a small fee, provides a guided tour of this amazing world of condiments.
Senfalden, Bergerstrasse 29, Dusseldorf, Germany, + 49 211 415 90
La Differenza spells heaven for food connoisseurs and those looking for edible souvenirs. Visitors find themselves in the middle of a mind-numbing range of delicious-smelling olive oils, vinegars, salad dressings, pesto, chocolates and specialty liqueurs from Dusseldorf as well as from other parts of Germany – all available in attractive gift containers, bottles and boxes. Shoppers can explore this cheerful, tastefully decorated store to their hearts’ content while enjoying soothing Mediterranean music.
La Differenza, Rethelstrasse 166, Dusseldorf, Germany, +49 211 641 5342
Dusseldorf has a number of home breweries, and Altbier (old beer) – darker than regular beer and unanimously agreed to be delicious – is unique to the city. Visiting beer lovers must make it a point to pick up a few bottles or cans of Altbier from any convenience store or supermarket in Dusseldorf (like Aldi, Rewe, Kaufland or Lidl).
Even the smallest bookstores around the city inevitably have a collection of Dusseldorf souvenirs pertaining. Besides postcards and fridge magnets, many shops have posters and photographs of historic events that took place in Dusseldorf.