Dusseldorf is well known as one of the most populous and exciting cities in all of Germany. Visitors, then, will find no shortage at all of things to do and see while visiting this wonderful city. However, there may very well come a time when the hustle and bustle of rushing around gets to be too much and one will seek out an attraction that offers a respite from the metropolitan chaos. This attraction is none other than the famous Hofgarten of Dusseldorf.
Originally intended as the personal gardens of the royal family, the Hofgarten was first established in the 16th century. Located right in the heart of the city, it nevertheless offers plenty of seclusion and is a popular place to visit for many people, both locals and visitors alike. The park features many activities that one can take part in, or one can just stroll about and take in the landscaping, which was actually designed and overseen by Napoleon during his occupation of the city.