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Good Times in your rental car by the Rhine

This shining city situated along the Rhine River is best known for its thriving fine arts scene, fashion, music and, of course, beer. To take in all the city has to offer, pick up your Dusseldorf rental car and head out on an unforgettable German adventure.


Just a little over four miles from the Dusseldorf Airport you’ll find the Rheinturm, the tallest building in Dusseldorf. Drive your Thrifty rental car to this telecommunications tower and visit the observation deck to get an unprecedented aerial view of the city. Perched 170 meters above the city, in addition to gazing down on the city below, you’ll also find a revolving restaurant and the world’s largest digital clock.  


Also known as Old Town, here you’ll find more than 260 pubs, multiple arts and culture venues and some of the city’s most beautiful churches. Park your Thrifty rental car in this distinctive part of town and stroll the streets, taking in the ambiance. Just make sure to stop and sample the delights at the local cocktail bars, breweries, lounges and clubs that make up what’s known as “the longest bar in the world.”

Palace and Park Benrath

If you want to imagine yourself back in the 18th century, drive your Thrifty rental car to Dusseldorf’s southern district of Benrath. Here you’ll find a historic garden palace dating back to the late Baroque period. Walk the winding gardens and admire the blooms and hidden ponds, or visit one of the three museums currently housed on the property. No matter how you spend your time there, it’s easy to see why the Palace’s allure has endured.

Capitol Theater

For exceptional entertainment in the heart of the Dusseldorf, drive your Thrifty rental car to the Capitol Theater, the city’s largest theater. This 100+-year-old historic theater was once a tram depot that now showcases a variety of performances to a capacity crowd. With 1,100 seats in the big hall and 400 seats in the “Club,” you’re sure to find a crowd-pleasing performance here.

Alter Golzheimer Friedhof (Cemetery)

For a work of art honoring some of Dusseldorf’s most famous residents, drive your Thrifty rental car to this historic cemetery that dates back to the early 1800s.  Not only an important historical artifact, the Alter Golzheimer is one of the city’s most beautiful cemeteries with architectural styles reflecting Baroque, Classicism, Neo-Gothic and Romanticism. Famous tombs include painter, Alfred Rethel, architect, Wilhelm von Schadow and theater director, Karl Leberecht Immermann.


For a taste of the Dusseldorf good life, drive your Thrifty rental car to Konigsalle, or the “Ko” as locals call it, and stroll the famous street lined with elegant shops and designer destinations. With upscale boutiques, jewelry stores, fashion malls and street cafes, even window-shopping here feels decadent.

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