The town of Duisburg with more than 585.000 inhabitants is 1.000 years old and thanks its prosoerity the industry of coal and steal.
The mouth of the Ruhr in the Rhine made the development of Duisburg Ruhrort to the biggest inland port of the world possible. Besides them Duisburg ist the biggest European steal producing town and has got an university for a few years. Duisburg is also the transmission to the left side of the lower Rhine as the most western town of the Ruhr - district. Holland is not far away.

Please also visit the port of Duisburg and the Landschaftspark (old industrial park of) Duisburg Meiderich, where you can enjoy the fascination of an old steal mill.

The town theater of Duisburg

The town hall

Duisburg Marxloh
Heavy industry in the western pöart of Duisburg
Duisburg Meiderich



The tramway corporation of Duisburg got for a long time the only tram car of the world with a diner car.
But this service had to be cancelled because it was not economical succesful.





Here you can visit the famous regatta line of Duisburg Wedau.
sechs Seen Platte ("table of six lakes") in the neigbourhood is a popular recreation region.





Duisburg´s zoological garden has got to become famous because its delphinarium at all.





The day will be have done.
And now it is time to sy good bye to Duisburg.
I guess you will come back.

....please don´t forget to visit: The port of Duisburg
The Landschaftspark (old industrial park) of Duisburg Meiderich