Borussia Dortmund - football with passionFootball is an integral part of the tradition of Dortmund.
The local club Borussia Dortmund is one of the most successful football teams in Germany. The venue of the popular team is the Signal Iduna Park, which is with over 81,000 places one of the most important football stadiums in the world and always worth a visit.
Close to the stadium are the Westfalenhallen located.
The famous event, exhibition and conference center offers an exciting program of music, sport and different cultural highlights for everyone..
Shopping diversity at WestenhellwegDortmund is a popular shopping destination and has a large number of attractive shops.
In addition to boutiques, bars, restaurants, bookstores and department stores the Thier-Galerie can be found on Westenhellweg. The shopping paradise with its unique architecture and over 150 brand stores invites you to an amazing stroll. In one of the many cafes and restaurants at the Old Market you can take a relaxing break. Particularly worth in the winter season is the Christmas market with its colorful stalls and the world's largest Christmas tree.
Dortmunder U – landmark of the cityThe 69-meter high U-tower near the main railway station is considered the heart of the city.
The old industrial buildings of the Union Brewery is a listed building and welcomes the visitors with a creative and cultural center, a museum of modern and contemporary art, a nice restaurant and a club called view in the cathedral, which allows a fantastic view on the skyline of Dortmund. Dortmund also offers many other cultural attractions.
These include for example the Concert Hall with seats for 1,500 spectators and outstanding acoustics, the Dortmund Theatre and numerous museums.
Industrial culture in the heart of the RuhrgebietThe city of Dortmund is known for its history of heavy industry in the past century. Even today many industrial monuments can still be found from this exciting era.
The abandoned coking plant Hansa is one of these and for visitors now accessible. The best example for the structural change is the newly created lake PHOENIX See.
The popular recreational area, built on a 160-year old industrial site, recently attracts numerous athletes, hikers and those seeking relaxation.
From currywurst to caviar – facets of cateringDortmund presents various gourmet highlights. In the district Kreuzviertel, which is popular especially among younger people, small takeaways are located side by side to trendy bars.
Here you can enjoy a cocktail or eat a typical dish: Currywurst and fries.
Also in Westphalia Park, a green attraction amidst Dortmund, wait culinary surprises. At around 220 meters high the tower Florianturm, one of Dortmund's landmarks, classic Westphalian cuisine meets modern influences.