The top 10 top list of the best sights in Dortmund
Dortmund is a city in the Ruhr area known for its industrial history, its football club and its green oases. But what can you see and experience in Dortmund? Here are our tips for the best sights in Dortmund that you shouldn't miss.
1. Signal Iduna Park
The Signal Iduna Park, also known as the Westfalenstadion, is the largest football stadium in Germany and the home of BVB. Here you can feel the atmosphere of a Bundesliga game, visit the Borusseum Museum or take a tour of the stadium.
2. German Football Museum
The German Football Museum is an interactive experience museum that presents the history and present of German football. Here you can enjoy legendary goals, jerseys and trophies, learn exciting stories or become active yourself.
3. Dortmunder U
The Dortmunder U is a former brewery tower that has been converted into a center for art and creativity. Here you can visit changing exhibitions, events and workshops or simply enjoy the view over the city.
The Westfalenpark is a green oasis in the city that invites you to walk, relax and play. Here you can climb the Florian Tower, admire the rose garden or explore the botanical garden.
5. Zeche Zollern
The Zeche Zollern is a former hard coal mine that now serves as an industrial museum. Here you can understand the working and living conditions of the miners, admire the impressive architecture or take a guided tour.
6. Museum for Art and Cultural History
The Museum for Art and Cultural History is the oldest museum in the city and shows the development of Dortmund from the medieval Hanseatic city to the modern metropolis. Here you can marvel at paintings, sculptures, furniture, porcelain and much more.
7. Phoenix Lake
The Phoenix Lake is an artificially created lake on the site of a former steelworks. Here you can go for a walk, cycle, do water sports or simply enjoy the view.
The Hohensyburg is a medieval castle ruin on a hill above the Ruhr Valley. Here you can learn the history of the castle, see the Kaiser Wilhelm monument or visit the casino.
9. Brewery Museum
The Brewery Museum is a museum that shows the tradition and culture of beer brewing in Dortmund. Here you can see historical brewing equipment, advertising posters and beer bottles or take part in a tasting.
10. DASA Working World Exhibition
The DASA Working World Exhibition is an exhibition that shows the working worlds of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Here you can get to know different professions, do experiments or be inspired.