The eclectic city of Dortmund is where various eras of history simultaneously meet. You can admire the architecture of the historic Kreuzviertel district, soak in the sunshine at a leafy park or explore the city’s vibrant art scene. Along with its rich heritage, the city is also known for its boutique shops dotted along the Hellweg shopping area.
Things to do in Dortmund
Spend a day exploring Dortmund’s excellent cultural attractions, including the Museum of Art and Cultural History, which delves into three centuries of Dortmund’s history. If you’re visiting Dortmund over the festive period, it will be hard to miss the Christmas market, where you can find quirky souvenirs, warm food and good cheer. During the football season, be sure to catch a game at Signal-Iduna Park, the home of Borussia Dortmund football team and one of the world’s finest stadiums.
Getting around Dortmund
Dortmund benefits from an excellent public transport network comprising buses, trains, S-Bahn and subway lines. Dortmund Airport is 10 kilometres from the city centre, with shuttle buses connecting to Dortmund’s central station.