Dortmund is famous for football, but it is also a major city in Germany. Dortmund is a representative city of the Ruhr industrial zone in western Germany, prospering as a Hanseatic city, and has a well-developed railway network. It is also one of Germany’s leading beer towns, and the brewery is loved as a symbol of the town. Dortmund is very popular with tourists because it is economically very well developed and has many tourist attractions.
- Sightseeing spot 1 : Signal Iduna Park
- Sightseeing spot 2 : Westfalen Park
- Sightseeing spot 3 : Thier Galerie
- Sightseeing spot 4 : Deutsches Fußballmuseum
- Sightseeing spot 5 : Dortmund Zoo
- Sightseeing spot 6 : Hohensyburg
- Sightseeing spot 7 : LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Zollern
- Sightseeing spot 8 : St. Reinoldikirche
- Sightseeing spot 9 : Konzerthaus Dortmund
- Sightseeing spot 10 : Botanischer Garten Rombergpark
- Sightseeing spot 11 : Museum Ostwall
- Sightseeing spot 12 : Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte
- Sightseeing spot 13 : Marlene Bar
- Sightseeing spot 14 : Hengsteysee
- Sightseeing spot 15 : DASA Arbeitswelt Ausstellung
Dortmund is a city located in the western part of Germany.
Dortmund only appeared in official documents around the 800s. In 1152, Emperor Barbarossa rebuilt the fire-damaged town. Dortmund also joined the Hanseatic League and has been a Prussian territory since modern times. After World War II, it prospered as a city of iron and coal, supporting the German economy.
Dortmund is very comfortable in the summer, but very cold and windy in the winter. Temperatures range from 0 ° C to 23 ° C throughout the year.
German is used in Germany. Other languages such as Turkish, Kurdish, and Romani are also used.
Dortmund is safe, but the area where the university is located is especially safe. Please be aware that incidents often occur in the northern region.
Most of them are Germanic in Germany. Others are of Turkish or Polish descent.
Dortmund is a typical city in the industrial area and is said to be a city of iron and coal. Dortmund is also very famous for beer and football and is known worldwide. In recent years, the high-tech industry has developed.
There are so many Christians in Germany. Others are Muslims.
The euro is used in Germany.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Signal Iduna Park
Dortmund’s main soccer stadium, one of the most powerful teams in Europe. Many soccer fans visit on match day.
Sightseeing spot 2 : Westfalen Park
It is a park with lakes, rose gardens, restaurants and cafes. The park is home to the Florian Tower, a popular Dortmund landmark.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Thier Galerie
A huge shopping mall just a short walk from Dortmund Central Station. There are plenty of food courts and many shops.
Sightseeing spot 4 : Deutsches Fußballmuseum
This is a museum dedicated to soccer. You can learn about the history of soccer such as uniforms and trophies about Germany. There is also a cafe restaurant.
Sightseeing spot 5 : Dortmund Zoo
There are large animals such as lions and giraffes and popular animals such as seals and penguins. The zoo is very large and the number of animals is very large.
Sightseeing spot 6 : Hohensyburg
It is now a ruin, but a castle was built in the olden days. Various tourist facilities such as restaurants, casinos, cafes and churches are built.
Sightseeing spot 7 : LWL-Industriemuseum Zeche Zollern
It is a coal mine industry museum. Learn about the history of the Dortmund coal mine, the Ruhr industrial zone. There is also a restaurant on site.
Sightseeing spot 8 : St. Reinoldikirche
It is the oldest church in Dortmund, built around 1250-70. You can also climb the spire and see the Dortmund skyline from the observatory.
Sightseeing spot 9 : Konzerthaus Dortmund
Dortmund’s famous concert hall. With 1500 seats, various events such as musicals, ballet and opera are held. There is also a bar inside the concert venue.
Sightseeing spot 10 : Botanischer Garten Rombergpark
The largest botanical garden in the world. You can see various kinds of flowers and trees. There is a large lake in the park, and when it snows in winter, a very white scene spreads out.
Sightseeing spot 11 : Museum Ostwall
A museum where you can enjoy contemporary art works using images, lights, and sounds. There are about 200 paintings and sculptures. Due to the large number of exhibits, it will take several hours to see them all.
Sightseeing spot 12 : Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte
Cultural History and Kunsthistorisches Museum. There is a wide range of exhibits, from historical excavations to daily necessities. There is also a cafe inside the museum where you can eat.
Sightseeing spot 13 : Marlene Bar
Dortmund night bar. It’s a very lively place, with a focus on young people. The club has a nice atmosphere and is popular with locals.
Sightseeing spot 14 : Hengsteysee
Hengsteysee is an artificial lake built in 1929. There is also a promenade around it, where you can enjoy water sports such as cycling, boating, and SUP.
Sightseeing spot 15 : DASA Arbeitswelt Ausstellung
A museum that makes full use of computers and cutting-edge technology. There are many items on display that are no longer seen, such as old TVs, telephones, and looms.
Dortmund has plenty of accommodation. Dortmund Airport is nearby. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.