What to see in Dortmund

One of the most attractive cities in Germany is Dortmund , which, although not as famous as Berlin or Munich, is certainly also worth a visit. It is the seventh largest city in the country and historically it was linked to the steel industry, although little by little it also became famous for the economic, cultural and leisure sector, currently having an interesting combination of all of this.

Culture is the engine that moves the city the most today, music and art being very important, which is promoted almost in every corner. In fact, Dortmund was the European Cultural Capital in 2010, something that undoubtedly makes it clear that it is a city with a wide cultural level. These are the places of interest in Dortmund that you cannot miss on your visit:

Hoesch Museum

It is one of the most interesting and also one of the most spectacular. In it, the visitor immerses himself in a virtual way in a steelworks that has gigantic dimensions, living an unparalleled experience that will be difficult to forget.

Beer Museum

If something triumphs in Germany, it is beer , and you can see that in this museum. It has an exhibition in which the machine building of the Hansa Brewery is seen, showing what the history of beer and its manufacture in that city is like. Dortmund has always been considered one of the beer capitals of the world.

Church of St Reinoldi

It is the oldest in the city and without a doubt one of the must-see places when you are in Dortmund. It is from the 13th century and has a bell tower from which you can enjoy a spectacular view of the city.

Dortmund zoo

A great option to spend a fun family day surrounded by animals. It specializes in the flora and fauna of South America and has more than 2,500 animal and plant species.


It is one of the highest points in the city, so the views from there are spectacular. It has a revolving restaurant in the upper part, so it is definitely worth a visit.