Duisburg, western Germany, a vital industrial city in the Ruhr area, Located in North Rhine-Westphalia vicinity which is the most crowded and populous of all the federal states and essential for its strongest economy. Duisburg is situated at the convergence of both Rhine and Rhur rivers and broaden along both sides of rivers, the Home of around 0.5 million inhabitants makes it the 15th largest city of Germany. One of the major commercial hubs with country’s largest river port consider as the biggest inland port in the world, renowned center for iron and steel industry of Germany. It is the home of thousands of foreigners specifically Turks are in large numbers, worships in a Merkez Mosque which is the one of biggest worship place for Muslims in non-muslim state.
Duisburg entertains with an ample range of cultural amenities and events. Accentuated with ‘Duisburger Akzente’, the well organized annual fiesta contemplates the gregarious and cultural exuberance. ‘Oper am Rhein’, one of the major opera houses in Germany. The ‘Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra’ is one of Germany’s orchestras with global fame.
‘German Inland Waterways Museum’ and ‘Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum’ in Duisburg is an artistic and architectural galore, reflecting its cultural and industrial importance because of its inland harbor from centuries. An ancient church ‘St Johann Baptist’ in Duisburg, built in 900. Landschaftspark (Duisburg-Nord Landscape Park) derelict industrial complex open to the public, this is one of important reserve of ERIH (European route of industrial heritage). If you are looking for amusement, an exhilarating site, this Park has the pivotal role in beautifying and acclaims the grace of vicinity. Remnants of big blast furnace worth to look, where agonizing heat has transformed to cool and relax environment. The site meditating the past history and culture. There are number of events like musical, dance and theater held annually which makes it the recreational and cultural hub.
In 1995 a modern building built named Micro Electronic Centrum and ‘fountain mile’ well known arena for shopping lovers. The city has two alluring botanical gardens, the ‘Botanischer Garten Duisburg-Hamborn’ and the ‘Botanischer Garten Kaiserberg’ and number of amuzing municipal parks.
An immaculate City Hall building which was built in 1902 is well known for its copious culture and architectural demeanour. An ancient church ‘Salvaktorkirche’ situated near the City Hall building built in 9th century and rebuilt in 1415.