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Culture of Dortmund. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Viadukt Without a doubt, Dellwig House is one of the most interesting architectural sights of Dortmund. This beautiful castle on water was built in the beginning of the 13th century. At that time it belonged to a noble family. During its centuries old history the castle has been repeatedly destroyed and rebuilt, so now the facade of the building is an interesting mix of different architectural styles. The main building is known as the oldest part of the architectural complex. The construction of that building took place in the middle of the 17th century.
1. Travelers who plan to use public transport should consider that it is cheaper to purchase tickets a few days beforehand. They can also purchase a pass that is valid for all types of … Open
St. Johannes Baptist Church is a beautiful religious building. Just like many of historic buildings of the city, the church was seriously damaged during the Second World War. Thanks to construction works that were carried out immediately after the end of the war, the beautiful church of the 14th century was restored. The only part of the building, which has been preserved during the war, is the east wing of the church.
Dortmund is home to a huge variety of museums. Museum of art and culture has always remained one of the most beloved places for tourists from all over the world. The location of the museum is also very interesting - a beautiful building of the early 20th century. The halls of the museum feature a rich collection of ancient sculptures, paintings, antique furniture and crafts. You will find a no less interesting collection of antique paintings in the Museum of Ostwall (this is the name of one of the city’s districts). The exposition contains approximately 2,500 paintings and features works by not only talented painters of past centuries, but also modern masters. The museum will be surely liked by those people, who are interested in modern painting. Copyright
Dortmund is a large industrial city, and so tourists will need to spend some time trying to find historical landmarks there. That said, it is a mistake to think that fans of strolling and … Open
Fans of gastronomic tourism are recommended to visit not only numerous restaurants of Dortmund, but also Cookbook Museum. The opening of this interesting institution was held in 1988. The museum contains a great collection of antiques that are in one way or another connected with the process of cooking. However, old cookbooks are the main exhibits of the museum. Some of these books are very old and were made a few centuries ago. Steinwache Museum is located in the old prison building. Here visitors will find out a lot of interesting information about the period of the Second World War. Among the exhibits present in the museum you will be able to see numerous historical documents, archives, and other artifacts. Guests are even offered to walk in prison cells and look into torture chambers, the design of which has remained unchanged through years. Despite its gloomy past Steinwache Museum is traditionally very popular among tourists.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Dortmund

Museum Of Art And Cultural History
Where: Hansastrasse 3, Dortmund; Telephone: +49 (0) 231 5025522;
Museum Am Ostwall
Where: Ostwall 7, Dortmund; Telephone: +49 (0) 231 5023247;
Steinwache Memorial And Museum
Where: Steinstrasse 50, Dortmund; Telephone: +49 (0) 231 5025002;
Westphalia Industrial Museum
Telephone: +49 (0) 231 69610; Metro: Train;
Dortmund Brewery Experience
Church Of St Reinoldi
Where: Westenhellweg, just north of the Alter Markt, Dortmund;
Where: U45/46 Westfalenpark, Dortmund;
Dortmund Zoo
Where: Mergelteichstrasse 80, Dortmund; Telephone: +49 (0)231 502 8581; Metro: Train;
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Public palaces near Dortmund
♥   Palace 'Schloss Benrath' Düsseldorf, 57.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Dortmund
♥   Basilika St. Laurentius, Wuppertal, 36.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Ida, Lippetal-Herzfeld, 49.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom St. Paulus, Münster, 51 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Margareta, Düsseldorf-Gerresheim, 52.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Lambertus, Düsseldorf, 57.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Kunibert, Köln, 72.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Ursula, Köln, 72.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Dortmund and near

Crouching Tiger and Turtle

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
The authors of the project of an unusual staircase are Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth. They managed to combine in one structure two functions at once: to make an excellent viewing platform and an unusual attraction. Many tourists prefer to stroll through the stairs in the evening, when it is decorated with spectacular artistic illumination. The design is quite of impressive scale. Its height reaches 13 meters. From the highest point of the staircase opens a wonderful panoramic view of the city. … Read further
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Culture guide to Dortmund. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Dortmund: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Dortmund. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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