Plan Your Visit

During the autumn holidays, the EKO Center is closed from Saturday, October 9th to Monday, October 25th 2021.

 

Opening Hours (fromTuesday, October 26th 2021)

We are closed on weekends and public holidays.

Outdoor Guided Tours Neu!
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① EKO Center inside (Japanese wooden house + exhibition)

Tuesday - Friday 1 pm to 5 pm (except on public holidays)
Ticket: 2.50 EUR/Pers. (Payment only in cash possible.)
Prior reservation per phone required (+49-(0)211-577918-0 during the office hours: Monday-Friday 9 am to 5 pm)
Contact Tracing Form (download here) + 3G-rule (admission only for vaccinated, recovered or tested persons)

② Front Garden

Monday - Friday 1 pm to 5 pm (except on public holidays)
For free; no reservation necessary. Nevertheless If you come as a group (more than 5 people), please contact us in advance.

③ Temple - visible only from the front garden (can not be entered)

Tuesday - Friday 1 pm to 5 pm (except on public holidays)

Please obey the current distance and hygiene rules: We kindly ask you to wear a medical face mask (surgical mask, FFP2 or similar) during your stay in the EKO area (including the garden) and to keep a distance of at least 1.5 metres from other people. Please follow the instructions of the EKO staff.

 

Guides Tours

Unfortunately, private guided tours are currently not possible until further notice.

Outdoor Guided Tours New! from November (in German)

 

Access

Public transport

Subway Lines U70, U74, U75, U76, U77 to Belsenplatz, go on by bus 834, 836, 828 to Niederkasseler Kirchweg

Address

EKŌ-Haus der Japanischen Kultur e.V.
Brüggener Weg 6, 40547 Düsseldorf GERMANY
☎ +49 (0)211-577918-0
📠 +49 (0)211-577918-219
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About Us

  • About us
    • About Us

      In 1993 in Niederkassel, a suburb of Düsseldorf, a Japanese cultural centre was opened: the...

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    • Guided Tours

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