Cities in NRW
From the vibrant metropolises on the Rhine to Münster, Aachen and Wuppertal, the western half of NRW offers endless enticement for city sight-seers. Here you can admire wonders of modern architecture, shop to your heart’s content or stroll through lively old towns.
The major cities of North Rhine-Westphalia have much to discover: trendy neighbourhoods, art galleries and great shopping opportunities.
Six cities in North Rhine-Westphalia, up close and personal. Get to know who they really are, what makes them special and which of their lesser-known corners they no longer want to hide. Sometimes, they are dreamy and emotional. Other times, energetic and colourful. Each one, totally different. But these NRW cities have one thing in common: They invite you to take a magical stroll.
In the historic local and town centres in NRW, visitors can immerse themselves in the past and experience the particular charm of these places in cosy cafés or on romantic squares.
From shopping centre to luxury shopping mile
North Rhine-Westphalia is a true shopper’s paradise, with everything from luxury shopping miles to busy pedestrian zones and modern arcades, and from trendy districts with small boutiques to shopping centres with everything under one roof. And it is not just the range of retail opportunities that entices, but rather the all-round experience: shopping trips to cities in North Rhine-Westphalia can easily be combined with sightseeing and cultural highlights.
We’ve compiled a list of the most unusual gastronomic experiences in Your NRW - in spectacular locations and with very special gastronomic concepts and culinary offers.
With the Sound of #urbanana, we pave the way to a pop historical tour through the Ruhr Area, Düsseldorf and Cologne.
Plan your weekend with the throw of a dice
Where will you stumble across technicoloured steps? Why does the U-Bahn resemble a space station? And what kind of cuisine will you find in a restaurant called “Alge”? The answers to these and other questions can be found by discovering a new city in NRW.