Düsseldorf-based photographer Thomas Herbrich recommends St Lambert’s Church in the old town, the Uerige brewery and the old castle tower on the Rhine embankment promenade.
Groundbreaking textile artist Anni Albers is among numerous women who studied at the storied Bauhaus art school. But unlike its leading men, she is little remembered. Her work is now being rediscovered in Düsseldorf.
Carnival starts in Cologne's streets on Thursday and as always, it will draw thousands of revelers. If you follow the wise articles of Cologne's "Basic Law," you, too, can enjoy what people there call the "fifth season."
The world celebrates Carnival over five days in February. A few German carnival strongholds actually get an early start at it, on 11/11 every year. Here are 11 unusual and colorful Rhineland traditions.
A trial has opened in Düsseldorf for a train station bombing that prosecutors say targeted Jewish people and foreigners. The case had looked set to remain one of Germany’s most infamous unsolved crimes — until now.
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