Tag Archives: Dusseldorf

Japan Day in Dusseldorf, Germany

At the Japan Day in Dusseldorf, Germany

Japan Day (or Japan-tag) is a Japanese-German festival that is celebrated yearly, every May/June in Dusseldorf, Germany.  This event is held at Burgplatz along the Rhine promenade starting at 12:30 p.m.  There are tons of Japanese cultural booths which have activities going on - origami, Ikebana, Kimono dress up, mangas, traditional clothing/food stands and so ...

Dusseldorf Christmas Market 2012

One of the other Christmas Markets I've visited this year was in Dusseldorf, Germany.  This market is quite different from the other Christmas markets because instead of one location, it is set on multiple locations around the city each with different themes.  Also, their main attraction includes an ice skating rink.  Since it was my ...

Takumi Ramen Noodle Restaurant Düsseldorf

Takumi restaurant has got to be the best authentic Japanese noodle restaurant in Germany.  A 'foodie' friend of mine recommended this restaurant earlier this year and this was my second time going.  It takes me about a good two and a half hours to get to Düsseldorf, but it is always worth the drive especially ...

Toykio Cafe Gallery & Coffee Dusseldorf Photos

  Last Saturday I went to visit Dusseldorf to check out the Japanese restaurants and bookstores (Dusseldorf has the largest Japanese community in Germany). And to see this cute cafe - Toykio Dusseldorf Cafe. This cafe is also a gallery and a toy shop - they sell kid robots, munny and other figurines. They also sell ...

Hilton in Düsseldorf

  The hotel we stayed at was in Hilton Düsseldorf during our visit in Japantown August 12-13.   The hotel actually has free parking and snacks!  It's about a 10 minute train ride or 30 minute walk to Japantown.  Website (here). The beautiful center piece at the hotel lobby and the hotel also has paintings that are for ...

Dal’s first trip in Düsseldorf – Japantown!

On our way to Düsseldorf! I'm quite excited to see the Japan town in Germany. Düsseldorf has the largest Japanese community in Germany and it is the third largest in Europe with around 11,000 Japanese. We have reached our destination, this is the first stop on our list - Takagi bookstore.  This shop sells lots of ...