Dortmund is an urban district and the second largest city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen).
Dortmund has a lot of things a superb city break should have… An inspiring trade culture, a huge selection of museums, first class music, thrilling theaters, international cuisine, world class football, and much more. Steel Manufacturing and removal were also frequent.
The city is well recognized for its breweries such as Brinkhoff’s, Kronen, DAB, Union, and Thier, the majority of which are at present obsolete or merged into other breweries.
In other words, it’s a very pleasant city to visit. :-)
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It had seen tremendous changes over the years. Microchips replaced petroleum, shopping avenues instead of rolling mill, we can see many stations instead of blast furnace, performance halls instead of coke ovens…
Its international cookery will leave no gourmet unsatisfied. Whether you favor a down-to-earth eating place with homely Westphalian dishes, a costly restaurant or a traditional pub, you must attempt one of the famous locally brewed beers.
Hanging around, shopping, relaxation… that’s not at all a problem. We can find numerous departmental stores; tiny boutiques and dedicated shops offer everything that your mind might desire.
Afterwards, you can hang around in one of the numerous parks, woods, fields, and grasslands.
The citizens are proud of the innumerable of culture in their mother land. There are lots of museums with attractive collections. First rate exhibitions create a trip through time, trade history, and various types of art and civilization.
The city is also famous for the Westfalen Park, which has a well-known zoo, botanical gardens, the TV Tower, the Westfalenhallen, a Concert Hall, and many other things.
When you arrive here using Dortmund Airport [DTM], this one is home of several low-cost airlines and serves mainly national and European flights. There is no straight train or tram link to the airdrome. Still, there are shuttle buses between the airport and main train station. (A car service runs once per hour between 4:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.)