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  • 1. Zoo

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    A warm autumnal Monday afternoon, first choice museums closed so we opted for an afternoon at the zoo. Pleasant way to spend time, attractive setting amongst trees and large open spaces for the good...

  • 2. Weihnachtsmarkt

    Today 30 nov i go with my tree sisters to the Christmas market in Dortmundt.. we have the same a great day ...with much nice things buy ..and have eat ...yes what... champions with saucse and much...

  • 3. Provost Church

    This is the only Roman Catholic Church in the city, built as a small Dominican monastery in the 14th-15th century, but enlarged later on. After the WWII...

  • 4. St Peter's Church

    The original Protestant church was built at the beginning of the 14th century, but was rebuilt twice due to its destruction, in the 18th and 20th centuries. The...

  • 5. St Reinold's Church

    Built around 1250, this Lutheran Protestant Church is 1 of the oldest churches in Dortmund. It's dedicated to the city's patron saint, Reinold. The 112m-tall...

  • 6. St Mary's Church

    Built in the 12th century, this Protestant church is the oldest one in Dortmund. The altar is from the 15th century. The church was rebuilt after WWII.Opening...

  • 7. Westphalian School Museum

    This museum houses 1 of the largest collections of school furniture and things which can take you back in time, even to the 16th century. Opening times: Tue-Sun...

  • 8. The new city hall

    This not very impressive modern building is in fact the new town hall. It's a place where the parliament meets and where the mayor's offices are. Different...

  • 9. The old town hall

    The red Neo-Renaissance building that dominates the old city square is the old town hall (Altes Stadthaus). It was designed by a master builder from Dortmund,...

  • 10. Florian Tower

    The highest point of Dortmund, more than 200 meter high, the TV tower is a good sightseeing point, and a good place to have a drink in its rotating restaurant...

  • 11. The Dortmund Opera

    Like many other German cities, Dortmund built its first opera house at the beginning of the twentieth century. The original Dortmund Opera opened in 1904 and...

  • 12. Propsteikirche: Interior and Artworks

    The interior of the catholic Propsteikirche holds some medieval artworks which have been preserved during the war. First of all, there is the retable on the...

  • 13. Propsteikirche

    The main catholic church of the city is not just a parish church but the central church of a Propstei (church district). From its foundation around 1300 until...

  • 14. Petrikirche - Church of St Peter

    Petrikirche is the first church you'll encounter if you arrive by public transport because it is located very close to the central station. The gothic church...

  • 15. Marienkirche: The Altarpiece by Conrad von Soest

    Marienkirche contains a precious medieval art treasure: the retable on the main altar. It was painted around 1420 by Conrad von Soest, a famous painter who...

  • 16. Marienkirche - Church of Our Lady

    Two churches, both protestant, stand side by side in the very heart of the city. The "little sister" of the large Reinoldikirche is Marienkirche, in former...

  • 17. Reinoldikirche - Church of St Reinold

    Reinoldikirche is the main church of the city. Its tall steeple with the onion-shaped baroque spire is a landmark, visible from many street corners and helpful...

  • 18. Tram Monument

    Once upon a time Dortmund had a tram network. Public transport through the city centre has long been transferred underground, nowadays there are no more trams...

  • 19. Hellweg - Medieval Trade Route and Shopping Mile

    The Hellweg is an ancient trade route that connected Rhine and Weser through the plains just North of the mountain ranges. The medieval Hellweg lead from...

  • 20. The U, and the Goldfish

    "The Dortmunder U" is a landmark of the city, not far and clearly visible from the station and from passing trains. It used to be the main building of a big and...

  • 21. The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner

    Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) is about a ship's captain who has to sail the seas for all eternity until he is redeemed, if ever, by the fidelity...

  • 22. In the Dortmund opera house

    This opera house seats 1170 people, which makes it a bit larger than the nearby Aalto-Theater in Essen and somewhat smaller than the Frankfurt Opera in...

  • 23. Konzerthaus Dortmund

    The new concert house in Dortmund was built starting in the year 2000 and was inaugurated in 2002.It doesn’t look like much from the outside, more like an...

  • 24. The U-Tower

    The Dortmund U-Tower was built in 1926/27 as part of a large production complex belonging to the Dortmund Union Brewery, which for many years was the largest...

  • 25. Dortmund Skyline Countdown # 1 and 8

    The RWE Tower, on the right, is the tallest building in Dortmund. It was completed in 2005, has 22 floors and is 100 meters high. If it were in Frankfurt it...

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