In order to provide an insight into Duisburg´s different facets and aspects, you can find some typical impressions of Duisburg…Once known as "Coalville" Duisburg on the Rhine is today a city of full of diversity and has a lot to offer visitors and residents alike.
Fans of history, culture and art, for instance, have four interesting museums to choose between. Classical music lovers may prefer to listen to the German Opera on the Rhine at the municipal theatre which coincidentally celebrates it’s 100th anniversary while the FISA Masters Regatta is going ahead or the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra in the Mercator concert hall at the brand-new City Palais. Here gamblers can also try their luck in Germany's largest and newest casino. If it is nature you are looking for, take time to enjoy the extensive Six Lakes area in Duisburg's southern suburbs, or Landscape Park with its abandoned steel-works-turned-industrial-museum in the north. Those interested in gardening can take their pick of two botanical gardens, one in the east and one in the north. The more active can flit along the Rhine or hike through Revierpark Mattlerbusch. Enjoy shopping in the city centre or one of numerous neighbourhood shopping centres. Children will no doubt love a visit to the zoo to see koala bears and dolphins. Of course, the ideal family outing is a a sight-seeing river boat trip around Duisport, Europe´s largest inland harbour
The possibilities offered in Duisburg are inexhaustible of which one is the Sportspark Duisburg, comprising the world famous regatta course renown for its exceptionally fair conditions to every competitior.