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Last Friday, I spent about 12 hours in Düsseldorf, Germany, where I enjoyed a gorgeous sunny day walking along the Rhine and sampling some of the city’s famous altbiers in two Altstadt breweries.  Here are a few photos of this often-overlooked but very pretty and vibrant German city.

A few views of the Rhine River, the first three near the famous, upscale Königsallee …

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Another view of the Rhine, this time strolling from the Burgplatz toward the Rheinturm …

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And a final shot of the Neuer Zollhof building complex designed by Frank Gehry …

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